Photos: Labor protests continue to roil Greece

Greek shipyard workers who say they haven’t been paid in weeks stormed the Defense Ministry complex in Athens on Oct. 4., Reuters reported.

Police clash with protesters
Police clash with protesters (AP Photo / Thanassis Stavrakis)


Protesters leave from the broken entrance of Greece's Defense Ministry after clashes in Athens.
Protesters leave from the broken entrance of Greece’s Defense Ministry. (AP Photo / Thanassis Stavrakis)

Public hospital employees were also protesting in Athens. Workers oppose the new austerity measures that would impose cuts in pay and staff.

Outside of the Health Ministry employees stand behind a banner of the ancient Greek goddess Hygeia, the goddess of health and healing. (AP Photo / Petros Giannakouri)
Zoi Florou, a public hospital employee, holds up flowers during a protest outside the Health Ministry. (AP Photo / Petros Giannakouris)
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