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Greeks protest against austerity measures in Athens

06-01-2011 09:26 BJT

Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis addresses a demonstration in front of the old university
in Athens, Greece, on May 31, 2011. The protest was organized by Greek academics against
austerity measures and was joined by thousands of Greek citizens. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

 

Greek protesters hold a demonstration in front of the old university in Athens, Greece, on
May 31, 2011. The protest was organized by Greek academics against austerity measures and
was joined by thousands of Greek citizens. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

 

Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis addresses a demonstration in
front of the old university in Athens, Greece, on May 31, 2011.
The protest was organized by Greek academics against austerity
measures and was joined by thousands of Greek citizens.
(Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

 

Greek protesters raise a banner with "Greece is not for sale" written on during a
demonstration in front of the old university in Athens, Greece, on May 31, 2011. The
protest was organized by Greek academics against austerity measures and was joined by
thousands of Greek citizens. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

 

Greek protesters hold a demonstration in front of the old university in Athens, Greece, on
May 31, 2011. The protest was organized by Greek academics against austerity measures and
was joined by thousands of Greek citizens. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

 

A Greek protester raises a banner with "Greece is not for sale"
written on during a demonstration in front of the old university
in Athens, Greece, on May 31, 2011. The protest was organized by
Greek academics against austerity measures and was joined by
thousands of Greek citizens. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

 

Editor:Wang Xiaomei |Source: Xinhua

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