Little stories from IMF-run Greece: 55-year old man sets himself alight in front of a bank in Thessaloniki, in protest for his mounting debt

Posted on September 16, 2011


Friday, September 16, 2011

This afternoon, in the Northern city of Thessaloniki, a 55-year old man tried to set himself alight in front of a branch of Piraeus Bank, in protest and desperation for his mounting debt to the bank. He was rescued by passers-by and police and has been transferred to hospital.

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