Solidarity with Greece in Belgium


This video from Belgium says about itself:

Brussels protesters demonstrate in solidarity with Greeks

21 June 2015

Anti-austerity protesters in Brussels march in solidarity with the Greek people ahead of an emergency summit of euro zone leaders to discuss Greece’s debt.

SHOWS:

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (JUNE 21, 2015) (REUTERS)

1. PROTESTERS MARCHING IN STREETS WITH FLAGS

2. PROTESTERS MARCHING, CHANTING (French): “We are all Greek”

3. GREEK AND UNION FLAGS FLYING DURING PROTEST

4. PROTESTERS CHANTING (French): “No to austerity

5. PROTESTERS CHANTING (French): “The people, united, will never be defeated

6. PROTESTERS MARCHING

7. PROTESTERS CHANTING (French): “Lagarde, watch out, we are all Greek”

8. VARIOUS PROTESTERS MARCHING

9. PROTESTERS GATHERING AT END OF THE MARCH

10. (SOUNDBITE) (French) ANTI-AUSTERITY PROTESTER, FLORENCE MARCHAL, SAYING:

“We have to be present to make our voice be heard and to express our disagreement with the politicians that are not doing their job properly, and we raise our voices in solidarity with Greek people, as well as all other countries and maybe Belgium one day.”

11. VARIOUS PROTESTERS WATCHING SPEECH

12. POLICY ADVISOR OF SYRIZA AT THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, GIORGOS KARATSIOUBANIS, GIVING SPEECH

13. (SOUNDBITE) (English) POLICY ADVISOR OF SYRIZA AT THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, GIORGOS KARATSIOUBANIS, SAYING:

“We’ll go tomorrow to the new round of the negotiations in the European Summit, and for this reason we believe that in this summit, it will be one of the last summits that the Greek case will be discussed as a separate issue, and we believe that the agreement that will come soon will be beneficial also for the Greek population but also for the peoples of Europe.”

14. VARIOUS PROTESTERS WATCHING SPEECH

This video says about itself:

21 June 2015

More than 50 organizations called on a march against austerity on Sunday (21st of June) in order to support the Greek people, and to show their solidarity to the Mediterranean country. Thousands of people responded in Brussels.

The mobilization was part of European solidarity week towards the Greek people.

Among the participants in the rally were organizations of the Left and Ecology, MEPs of the Left and trade unions.

Here is another video about that Brussels demonstration.

This video says about itself:

18 June 2015

While expressing his solidarity with the Greek people in Parliament, Belgian MP Raoul Hedebouw (PTB, Workers’ Party of Belgium,) called for a demonstration in Brussels on Sunday 21 June. Before his microphone was turned off (!), he concluded: “The debate today is about what kind of Europe we want.”

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