Wearing crowns of thorns, cleaning ladies hold protest at Finance Ministry

Laid off cleaning ladies wearing crowns of thorns on Thursday protested outside the Finance Ministry in Athens, local media said.

Demonstrators reportedly waved banners against the job cuts required by Greece's bailout agreements and shouted slogans against Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras.

“They put a crown of thorns on Jesus, you put a crown [of thorns] on us for 500 euros,” protesters shouted, according to reports.