Greece Erupts in Riots, Three Dead in Fire

 
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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