Thousands of people in Greece and other European cities took to the streets to protest austerity measures and support the Greek government in its debt negotiations with its lenders. “Down with austerity”, “Let Greece breathe” were the main slogans shouted by old and young.
In Athens more than 20,000 people gathered outside the Parliament at Syntagma Square in a peaceful rally.
“Give the Troika to the people”
Flags from Greece, Spain, Portugal and Ireland.
Video: from Greek cities
In Brussels, veteran politician and older MEP Manolis Glezos, 96, joined the crowd.
Video: Glezos – English subtitles
Carrying Greek flags…
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the solidarity rallies were held in more than 20 cites among others also in Madrid, Lisbon, Berlin, Belgrade, Oslo…
Sunday’s rallies were organized via the social media and the main slogan was “Let Greece Breathe,” and “Breath of Dignity”.