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Portugal protesters march against troika, austerity


November 01, 2013

Thousands of Portuguese protesters demonstrated in Lisbon and Porto against the troika of international lenders and the government's austerity measures in support to the "Screw the troika" movement.

The protesters had called for a referendum, carrying banners saying "the euro is falling, no to troika, no to hunger."


It is expected that social tension worsens during the next few weeks while t trade unions have announced further protests and a series of strikes in the public sector



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