Anti-austerity protests held across Europe
Demonstrators take to streets in Greece, Spain, Portugal and Germany as anger against continent-wide cutbacks grows.
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2013 18:06
Demonstrators across Europe have embarked on protests against government austerity measures.
Protesters took to the streets in Spain, Portugal and Greece on Saturday to direct their anger against the International Monetary Fund, the European Commission and the European Central Bank (ECB) while in Germany, demonstrators rallied for the second day in succession.
Protesters say they are demonstrating against the institutions’ role in pushing for austerity cutbacks as a way to fight the continent’s debt crisis.