TAGS: Protest, Rally, Health

Visually impaired demonstrators march through the streets of the Greek capital during an anti-austerity rally Thursday. Hundreds of people with disabilities took to the streets of Athens to protest ongoing belt-tightening being carried out by the leftist-led government at the behest of the country’s international creditors. Years of cutbacks have slashed state benefits they had traditionally been afforded by the state. Hospital staff and self-employed professionals are among those who have rallied against austerity in Athens this week. [AP]

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