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Belgians march in protest against looming austerity

Posted By kurtnimmo On December 2, 2011 @ 9:24 am In Global Crisis,Old Infowars Posts Style,Tile | Comments Disabled

Reuters
December 2, 2011

Tens of thousands of Belgians marched in protest in central Brussels on Friday against austerity measures an incoming government has said are vital to keep Belgium’s public finances under control.

Leaders of unions, which organised the demonstrations, said more than 50,000 people had gathered on a mild but damp morning in the Belgian capital. Police said it was too early to give an estimate on the numbers attending.

Belgians face cuts to unemployment benefit, limits on early retirement and spending reduced or frozen in the public sector.

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