Sunday, October 16, 2011

Demo Anti-Wall Street Spread to Europe

Demo Anti-Wall Street Spread to Europe
Rome - anti-Wall Street rally that took place in the U.S., apparently triggering a series of protest actions bankers, businessmen and politicians in various parts of the world. In Europe, similar demonstrations have occurred in Italy, Greece and Portugal to protest the debt crisis.
In Rome, Italy, about 10 thousand people marched in a long line a few kilometers in the center of Rome. This action coincided with the G-20 meeting in Paris, France, where finance ministers and central bank chief talks about debt and deficit crisis in western countries. However, 1,000 demonstrators rallied outside the G-20 meeting.
Reported by Reuters, the mass in Rome who wore a jacket lid head, and masks involved riots. They burned cars, smashed shops and banks, and destroys red light.
Police fired tear gas and water cannon to dispel the angry crowd and pelted police with stones, bottles and fireworks on Saturday (15/10) evening or Sunday (10/16/2011) morning. Demonstrators make smoke bombs while memekikkan protests and slogans about economic policy hurts the poor.
Riots make protesters and residents in the tourist area around the Colosseum and the Basilica of St. Jon ran to the hotel and the church to seek refuge.
Meanwhile, in Auckland, New Zealand, 3,000 protesters can still take action to peacefully protest the greed of companies and bankers. In Sydney, Australia, about 2,000 people, including Aboriginal communities rallied in front of the Central Bank of Australia. In Asia, protests conducted in Tokyo, Japan, Manila, Philippines; Taipei, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.
Back in Europe, about 20,000 people marched in Lisbon, Portugal and Porto. Mass through the police barricades around the parliament building in Lisbon to master the capitol's marble staircase. This can be mitigated riot police.
"Debt is not ours! IMF, get out of here now!" shouted the protesters who carried banners "We are not selling goods in the hands of bankers! Not another loan to the bank!"
While in Greece, 4,000 people rallied in Athens. They were shouting slogans, "Greece is not for sale!" in action in the field Syntagma, Athens. They were disappointed with government policies that are considered detrimental to the economic life of small people.
"With the new policy, they destroy those whose salary is barely enough. What is happening in Greece right now is a nightmare," said Maria Kolozi (56), a school teacher.

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