‘Dying Out Of Poverty!’ Thousands Gather For Anti-Austerity Rally In Athens – 15 February 2015

RT logoSome 20,000 protesters gathered outside the parliament building in Athens for an anti-austerity, pro-government demonstration ahead of Monday’s planned bailout talks in Brussels.

Protestors waved banners reading “Dying out of poverty” and other messages, caling for an end to the strict austerity measures imposed as a condition of the massive 2010 bailout package doled out by the so-called troika (the IMF, EU and ECB).

“We want justice here and now…for all the suffering Greece has gone through the past five years,” 58-year-old Theodora, who has been unemployed for the last three years, told AFP.

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