Top: Dimitris Stamatakos, 36, sits in a field on land he is renting near his home in the village of Krokeae in the Peloponesse area of Greece, on March 18. Before the crisis Stamatakos was able to make a living by selling olives that he farmed on the land he owns, now he is forced to work for neighboring farms and do odd jobs to earn his living.
Center-left: Afghan immigrants jump from an abandoned rail car to catch the train for Athens in Orestiada, on April 9. Human rights groups have heavily criticized Greece over the the building of a six-mile-long fence topped with razor wire, and for plans to intern illegal immigrants in former military bases pending deportation. The debt-crippled country is the European Union’s main entry point for illegal immigrants, mostly from Asia and Africa.
Center-right: Protesters run from police after hurling petrol bombs during violent anti-austerity demonstration in central Athens, on February 12. Historic cinemas, cafes and shops went up in flames in central Athens as black-masked protesters fought Greek police outside parliament, while inside lawmakers endorsed a new EU/IMF austerity deal.
Bottom: Passers-by cast shadows on pavement near a pool of blood following an attack on a policeman by protesters in Athens’ main Syntagma Square, on April 7. A protest march that followed a memorial service for Dimitris Christoulas turned violent with marchers beating a policeman and stealing his uniform, bulletproof vest, handcuffs and radio.
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