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Monday, February 13, 2012

'Despair' in Greece as Germany Says: Cut More | Common Dreams

'Despair' in Greece as Germany Says: Cut More Common Dreams

As the Greek parliament debates the final austerity deal required by its creditors, thousands of riot police have been unleashed on protesters demanding an end to the harsh cuts pushing the country toward turmoil.

A Greek MP, Giorgos Mavrikos of the Communist party, prepares to throw a book containing details of the new bailout deal during a stormy debate. (Photograph: Pantelis Saitas/EPA) The scenes both outside and inside the parliament building have turned fiery, with one MP throwing the pages of the austerity bill to the ground and thousands of protesters being tear gassed

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