Athens, Greece: Front line view of the riot during the general strike


On 12 November 2015 riots broke out during the 24 Hour General Strike protest in Athens against new austerity measures, voted by the left government of SYRIZA, in coalition with the far right party of ANEL. It is estimated that more than 25.000 people took part in the protest in Athens, while the State took part with 6.000 policemen against them.

A new general strike has been called for 3 December 2015 against the discussion and vote in the greek parliament of even harsher economic measures and taxes incorporated in the 2016 budget.