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Athens: Indignant Greeks Go … Syntagma Square, Sept 15/2012

Indignant Greeks decided to return to Syntagma Square and are calling people to join the protest, scheduled for today, Saturday, September 15th 2012. “People need to join their voices for one more time against the austerity government measures and express their anger about the situation they experience,” a post said on …

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“Indignant” Greeks Return to Syntagma Sq on Jan 15/12

After months of silence “indignant Greeks” will return to Syntagma and occupy the Square opposite of the Greek Parliament. With the slogan “No, I Won’t Shut UP!” Greeks will take it back to the streets on Sunday, January 15th, 2012 at 6 pm. They will protest the economic and political stalemate in the …

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Athens: Police Fires Tear Gas and Beat “Indignant” Greeks (videos)

Protesters and riot police have been ‘playing’ cat and mouse for several hours at Syntagma Square in downtown Athens. Riot police beats protesters and fires tear gas, while the protesters withdraw and come back. Proto Thema newspaper underlines that the police made ‘extensive use of chemicals’ to prevent the protesters from …

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“Indignant” Greeks to Protest Poll Taxes, Sept 25/11

“Indignant” Greeks are calling for a protest against poll taxes in front of the Parliament at Syntagma Square, on Sunday, September 25th 2011. At 6 pm. After the violent suppression of the protests on last June and July, the masses of Greeks refrain from joining the protests in front of …

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“Indignant” Greeks to Launch Protest, Sept 14th

“Indignant” Greeks call citizens for a protest outside the Parliament on Wednesday, September 14th 2011. In a statement they call people to a peaceful protest without political parties and ideologies, against that what politicians prepare against the people. The slogans for the protest are “No more measures, no property tax, …

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“Indignant” Greeks Re-Start Protests, Sept 3

“Indignant” Greeks are ready to restart! As summer vacations are over and temperatures have dropped a bit, ‘indignant’ Greeks have called for restarting the protests in front of the Parliament at Syntagma Square in downtown Athens today, Saturday September 3rd 2011 at 7 p.m. And not only! With the slogan “The …

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Athens Mayor Clears “Indignant” Greeks’ Camp at Syntagma Sq

In a big scale operation Greek police cleared the camp of Indignant Greeks in the early morning hours of Saturday. While the Indignant Greeks were sleeping, Athens municipality employees in the presence of prosecutor and police forces started removing the camp tents and banners and load them on trucks. There …

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Greece’s Angry Society Suffers a Real Nervous Breakdown (videos)

Greek summer arrived, temperatures rose and revenues fell. Both in the pockets of private individuals and the pockets of the state. If someone adds the onerous austerity measures with tax hikes and income decreases, the blend seems highly explosive and it ends in several incidents with often grotesque dimensions. What is going on …

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“Indignant” Greeks Return to Syntagma, June 30

“Indignant” Greeks returned to Syntagma Square and took place in front of the Parliament on Thursday afternoon to protest austerity. People keep flocking despite the violent crack down and the tones of tear gas of Wednesday. Labour unions from private and public sector GESSE and ADEDY have also a planned protest …

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(Upd) Protesting Police Officers Divide “Indignant” Greeks at Syntagma Sq (video)

 The arrival of protesting police officers at Syntagma Square divided the “Indignant” Greeks as policemen not so seldom clash with protesters, making often extensive use of tear gas and use of violence. Protesters  in ‘lower’ Square rejected the protesting policemen, while those in ‘upper’ square welcomed them. “Lower” square protesters have been camping there for 29th …

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Athens June 21-Protests & Confidence Vote – Live blogging

Estimated 30,000 “Indignant” Greeks have gathered outside the Greek Parliament on the 28th day of the protests. Chanting slogans, waving Greek flags and ‘attacking’ the Parliament building with laser teasers they try to influence the lawmakers inside the building. Tuesday midnight the vote of confidence for the reshuffled government will …

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“Indignant” Greeks walk from Sparta to Athens (pcts, video)

This is Sparta! Indeed. A group of modern Spartans launched a walking march from Sparta to Athens to join the protests outside the Greek Parliament. The group left central Peloponnese on Sunday and is expected to arrive in Athens on Wednesday. Starting point of the march was the Leonidas Statue, the …

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Poll: Majority of Greeks Reject the Mid-Term Austerity Package

The majority of Greeks favors the rejection of the Mid-Term Austerity Package, or else also called “Second Memorandum”. According to a public poll conducted by Kapa Research for newspaper TO VIMA, 47.5% of the questioned Greek answered they wanted a down-voting of the II. Memorandum. The voting at Parliament will take …

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Greeks send Bailiffs to MPs over the IMF-Memorandum

Extrajudicial lawsuits sent to members of the Greek Parliament seems to be one of the many ways of civic pressure to persuade lawmakers not to vote the Mid-Term Austerity Memorandum. Citizens from Chania (Crete), Pyrgos(Peloponnese) and the civic movement 300Greeks have sent extrajudicial lawsuits to several lawmakers from governing party …

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“Indignant” Greeks ready the big protest rally – June 5

“Indignant” Greeks are getting ready to inundate the Syntagma Square tomorrow Sunday, June 5th. A feverish mobilization is to be seen on their Facebook page   currently counting 122,959 “Likes”. Interner users are asked to send out at least 100+ invitations. Groups have poured into the streets to inform the people about …

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