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Olympic airline protests in Athens

March 11th, 2010 · post by anon · Make a comment

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All photos by Fil Kaler

For 7 days sacked Olympic airlines worker have occupied the ministry of finance offices by blocking Panepistimiou Avenue, part of the main protesting route. Tonight they blocked the street in protest at government austerity cuts which lead to them losing there jobs when olympic airlines was privatized. On Wednesday Athens attorney General (called Sakelakos) ordered the police to open up Panepistimiou Avenue, even if this would take arresting everyone present at the protest.

More reports will be coming during the day.

The situation in Greece

This is part of the Situation in Greece series, with other updates, photos and maps of the general strike. More details at – www.archive.lasthours.org.uk/blogs/the-situation-in-greece/

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