“We ask the president of the republic to demand from the government to respect the Constitution and stop violating fundamental democratic rights. We ask him to guarantee that the police forces will not invade ERT," ERT journalists said in a statement late Thursday.
BRUSSELS — Four years into the euro zone's debt crisis there was anger but also resignation at the traditional May Day labor protests and rallies around Europe. In Greece, the day was marked by the 20th one-day strike since the start of the crisis. Trade unions called for "mass mobilization" of protesters, as a general strike shut down ferry services and transportation, and left hospitals with reduced staff on Wednesday.