Greece Erupts in Riots, Three Dead in Fire
05 May 2010 22:09 GMT
Today in Athens, street battles broke out between police and protesters, as marches approached the Greek Parliament building. Numerous cars and buildings were set on fire, including a branch of Marfin Bank, where three employees were killed by smoke inhalation. Greek authorities were quick to blame protesters for the deaths, but as Libcom.org (http://libcom.org) points out, n a similar case thirty years ago the fire turned out to have been started by a tear gas canister fired by police. An anonymous employee of Marfin Bank released the following statement, with the request to disseminate it widely to counteract government propaganda.
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