Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Who are the protesters in Greece?

Wednesday, December 10, 2008
00:37 Mecca time, 21:37 GMT

The fatal police shooting of a teenager in Athens on Saturday and its violent aftermath are in many ways a spill over of a decades-long conflict that has simmered between police and far-left anarchist groups.

The violence has also laid bare a deeper anger that has been gaining ground in Greece over the government's policies in slashing budget deficits and pushing on with unpopular reforms such as privatisations

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