Feb 212013
 

Photography by Elias Theodoropoulos, 99GetSmart

Thousands of people demonstrated against austerity and the government in Athens. Unions went on strike for 24 hours and many young students protested against the measures that have resulted in youth unemployment that exceeds 50%.

An elderly gentleman waves the Greek flag.

An elderly gentleman waves the Greek flag.

 

A banner reads, "NO TO GLOBAL GOVERNANCE".

A banner reads, “NO TO GLOBAL GOVERNANCE”.

 

A young student shouts slogans.

A young student shouts slogans.

 

A protester shouting slogans in front of policemen.

A protester shouting slogans in front of policemen.

 

Young students march and shout slogans during the march. Many brought red flags.

Young students march and shout slogans during the march. Many brought red flags.

 

Riot police guarding the parliament.

Riot police guarding the parliament.

 

A guillotine that reads, "HANG THEM".

A guillotine that reads, “HANG THEM”.

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