Wednesday, December 10, 2008

A "social revolution" in Greece?

THOUSANDS of protesters rampaged through the heart of Athens yesterday, burning and looting shops on a third day of riots sparked by the killing of a teenager by police.

Tear gas filled Syntagma Square outside Greece's parliament as police clashed with left-wing demonstrators, beating some with batons and detaining others.

Anger over the 15-year-old boy's killing has turned to resentment over economic hardships and could topple the unpopular conservative government. More...

See also:

  1. Is Greece burning?
  2. For Icelanders it's the morning after, a rude awakening...
  3. Red Dollar: Start the Revolution...

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