Greek Crisis - 2011
In this collection you will find pictures I made in 2011, in October mostly in Athena during the greek crisis : on the Ochi Day, on october 28th ; pictures about closed shops and restaurants in Athena, desmonstrations and impressions.
23 imagesDemonstration of the Greek Communist Party KKE on Syntagma Square in Athens, Friday, November 4, 2011. Their slogans "No to blackmail with the referendum - Down with the government - Elections Now!
50 imagesIn Athens, Greece, the view is disappointing. The number of closed stores is impressive. One third of the 165 000 commercial enterprises are closed, one-third is no longer able to pay salaries. Everywhere in Athens, you can see the yellow signs with the word "Enoikiazetai" in red letters - "Rent."
36 imagesOchi (means 'No') Day signifies the denial against Italian troops to enter Greece at the dawn of World War 2. Anti-government protesters showed their dissent against the Greek government policy and Troika/IMF rule in front of the Greek parliament where government and military officials assembled to watch the student Okhi Parade.