My name is Orestis Seferoglou and I covered the large anti-austerity protests in the center of Athens Greece. Protests in the center of Athens. Hundreds of Thousands went on strike on Wednesday at the start of a two-day general strike to protest a new round austerity measures. Demonstrators clashed with riot police, pelting them with petrol bombs and chunks of marble. This was one of the largest demonstrations in Athens in months.
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Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Demonstrators wearing printed t-shirts saying: no to dissolution Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Protester holding a printed sign saying: against bankruptcy, debt relief, workers' control. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

A taxi painted with the phrase Down the Junta. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

School students protesting outside of the Greek Parliament. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Students and workers protesting outside of the Greek Parliament with a banner

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

News crew from around the world covering the protests in the center of Athens as this was one of the largest demonstrations in Athens in months. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

News crew from around the world covering the protests in the center of Athens as this was one of the largest demonstrations in Athens in months. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

News crew from around the world covering the protests in the center of Athens as this was one of the largest demonstrations in Athens in months. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

News crew from around the world covering the protests in the center of Athens as this was one of the largest demonstrations in Athens in months. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

A kiosk making sandwich and souvlaki outside the Greek parliament. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

One of the thousands protesters, an elderly man outside the Greek parliament. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

It's us or them. Protesters holding the Greek flag outside of the Greek parliament at the start of a two-day general strike to protest a new round austerity measures. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

A protester puts a Greek flag on the monument the Unknown Soldier. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Protesters and riot police just outside the entrance of the parliament on Wednesday at the start of a two-day general strike to protest a new round austerity measures. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Protesters and riot police just outside the entrance of the parliament on Wednesday at the start of a two-day general strike to protest a new round austerity measures. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Anti-austerity young protesters clash with riot police, pelting them with petrol bombs and chunks of marble. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Anti-austerity young protesters clash with riot police, pelting them with petrol bombs and chunks of marble. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Anti-austerity young protesters clash with riot police, pelting them with petrol bombs and chunks of marble. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Anti-austerity young protesters clash with riot police, pelting them with petrol bombs and chunks of marble. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Anti-austerity young protesters clash with riot police, pelting them with petrol bombs and chunks of marble. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Anti-austerity young protesters clash with riot police, pelting them with petrol bombs and chunks of marble. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Anti-austerity young protesters clash with riot police, pelting them with petrol bombs and chunks of marble. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Anti-austerity young protesters clash with riot police, pelting them with petrol bombs and chunks of marble. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Anti-austerity young protesters clash with riot police, pelting them with petrol bombs and chunks of marble. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

A protester wearing a gas mask is resting in front of garbage on fire as protesters clash with riot police, pelting them with petrol bombs and chunks of marble. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

A man wearing a gas mask walks away from a cloud of tear gas in the center of Athens, Greece as protesters clash with riot police, pelting them with petrol bombs and chunks of marble. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Riot police moving towards a cloud of tear gas as they trying to attack protesters during the clashes in the center of Athens. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Riot police moving towards a cloud of tear gas as they trying to attack protesters during the clashes in the center of Athens. Photo By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

A anti-austerity demonstrator runs past a burning newspaper kiosk during clashes with police in Athens' Syntagma (Constitution) square October 19, 2011. Greek unions begin a 48-hour general strike on Wednesday, the biggest protest in years, as parliament prepares to vote on sweeping new austerity measures designed to stave off a default that could trigger a crisis in the wider euro zone. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

A riot policeman sprays tear gas at demonstrators during clashes in Athens' Syntagma (Constitution) square October 19, 2011. Greek unions begin a 48-hour general strike on Wednesday, the biggest protest in years, as parliament prepares to vote on sweeping new austerity measures designed to stave off a default that could trigger a crisis in the wider euro zone. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Youths stand in front of a burning barricade and taunt police during riots in Athens' Syntagma (Constitution) square October 19, 2011. Greek unions begin a 48-hour general strike on Wednesday, the biggest protest in years, as parliament prepares to vote on sweeping new austerity measures designed to stave off a default that could trigger a crisis in the wider euro zone. REUTERS/ Yannis Behrakis

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

A police officer is covered in oil, thrown by anti-austerity protesters, outside the parliament during clashes in Athens October 19, 2011. Greek unions begin a 48-hour general strike on Wednesday, the biggest protest in years, as parliament prepares to vote on sweeping new austerity measures designed to stave off a default that could trigger a crisis in the wider euro zone. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Greek police officers, some covered in red paint thrown by anti-austerity protesters, stand next to the parliament during clashes in Athens October 19, 2011. Greek unions begin a 48-hour general strike on Wednesday, the biggest protest in years, as parliament prepares to vote on sweeping new austerity measures designed to stave off a default that could trigger a crisis in the wider euro zone. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

A pedestrians covers his nose as he walks past damaged shops following Wednesday's riots in central Syntagma (Constitution) square in Athens October 20, 2011. Greek protesters marched on parliament on Thursday, raising the prospect of more violence in strikes against austerity measures parliament is poised to approve to try to stave off bankruptcy. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Riot policemen rest in front of the parliament during an anti-austerity rally around central Syntagma (Constitution) square in Athens October 20, 2011. Tens of thousands of demonstrators rallied in front of the Greek parliament on Thursday as a general strike continued against a deeply unpopular austerity law expected to be approved later in the evening. REUTERS/Yiorgos Karahalis

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Demonstrators are hit by petrol bombs during clashes between rival groups of communists and black-clad youths near the Parliament building in Syntagma (Constitution) square in Athens October 20, 2011. Angry protesters vowed to bring Greece to a standstill on Thursday while disgruntled lawmakers vote on the details of a deeply unpopular austerity package needed to stave off bankruptcy. REUTERS/Yiorgos Karahalis

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Communists clash with black-clad youths near the Parliament building in Syntagma (Constitution) square in Athens October 20, 2011. Angry protesters vowed to bring Greece to a standstill on Thursday while disgruntled lawmakers vote on the details of a deeply unpopular austerity package needed to stave off bankruptcy. REUTERS/Yiorgos Karahalis

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Black-clad youths throw stones to communists during clashes near the Parliament building in Syntagma (Constitution) square in Athens October 20, 2011. Angry protesters vowed to bring Greece to a standstill on Thursday while disgruntled lawmakers vote on the details of a deeply unpopular austerity package needed to stave off bankruptcy. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Riot police officers try to avoid an exploding petrol bomb during riots with anti-austerity demonstrators in Athens' Syntagma (Constitution) square October 20, 2011. Angry protesters vowed to bring Greece to a standstill on Thursday while disgruntled lawmakers vote on the details of a deeply unpopular austerity package needed to stave off bankruptcy. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Policemen are set ablaze on fire by a petrol bomb thrown by protesters during clashes near the Parliament building in Syntagma (Constitution) square in Athens October 20, 2011. Clashes between rival groups of protesters broke out in front of the Greek parliament on Thursday, interrupting a rally by tens of thousands against a tough new package of austerity measures due to be approved later in the evening. REUTERS/ Yannis Behrakis

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

A riot police officer (L) tries to extinguish the fire of a petrol bomb on another officer during riots with anti-austerity demonstrators in Athens' Syntagma (Constitution) square October 20, 2011. Angry protesters vowed to bring Greece to a standstill on Thursday while disgruntled lawmakers vote on the details of a deeply unpopular austerity package needed to stave off bankruptcy. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

Policemen are set ablaze on fire by a petrol bomb thrown by protesters during clashes near the Parliament building in Syntagma (Constitution) square in Athens October 20, 2011. Clashes between rival groups of protesters broke out in front of the Greek parliament on Thursday, interrupting a rally by tens of thousands against a tough new package of austerity measures due to be approved later in the evening. REUTERS/ Yannis Behrakis

Greek Riots By Orestis Seferoglou

A protester is seen near burning barricades during clashes near the Parliament building in Syntagma (Constitution) square in Athens October 20, 2011. Clashes between rival groups of protesters broke out in front of the Greek parliament on Thursday, interrupting a rally by tens of thousands against a tough new package of austerity measures due to be approved later in the evening. REUTERS/ Yannis Behrakis