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Sunday, November 18, 2012

''Protests across Europe against austerity''

From EuroNews

''In Slovenia, an estimated 30,000 people took to the streets to denounce government cutbacks. The country has been badly hit by the global crisis. Public sector wages have been slashed in an attempt by the administration to avoid asking for a bailout.Conservative Prime Minister Janez Jansa said the reforms were necessary.

In Prague, some 10,000 people attended a demonstration calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Petr Necas’ centre-right coalition government following changes in the social welfare system. The measures have been met by fierce criticism.''

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