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Greece riots
#1
What do you think about the riots in Greece? Will they affect the entire EU?
What do all the students want? Is the economic situation in Greece that bad?
What should the Greece government do about it?
Are the riots organized or sponsored by some organization?


How it started: (source <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/dec/08/greece">http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/dec/08/greece</a><!-- m --> )
A teenage boy is shot dead by police in Exarchia, a district of central Athens long associated with lawlessness and drug abuse. Two police officers have been charged - one with murder and the other as an accomplice.

A police statement later said one officer fired three shots after their car was attacked by 30 youths. A police official said the officer described firing warning shots, but witnesses told TV he aimed at the boy, identified as Alexandros Andreas Grigoropoulos, the son of a bank manager and a student at a school in Athens.

The interior minister, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, tenders his resignation, promising that "exemplary punishment" will be taken against the police officers involved.

The shooting taps into widespread anger at the Conservative government's economic policies and a widening gap between rich and poor. Protests erupt and quickly spread to Greece's northern capital, Thessaloniki, the western port city of Patras, and Chania on Crete.

Rioters destroy scores of businesses, injuring dozens and putting further pressure on the government.
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#2
I think this riot is not welcome during a global economic crisis.
Instead of helping each during bad times they only make it worse.
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#3
Here is an interesting video about greece riots.
[flash=320,256]http://www.youtube.com/v/OnWIcauo5Bw&hl=en&fs=1[/flash]
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#4
iN MY OPINION GREEK GOVERMENT VERY BAD.SO TO BE STRIKE
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#5
The main cause I believe is the economical situation. Alleged corruption of the authorities, alleged behavior of the police as a state in state, some decisions made by the government (in the sphere of education for example) fueled the riots.

I see it this way.
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