12-03-05 Europe rage in pics // Europa, la rabia en las fotos // 欧洲在太平洋岛国的愤怒

Europe has been wracked by strikes and mass anti-austerity demonstrations ahead of Thursday’s EU summit in Brussels. Thousands took to the streets in Spain, Greece, Belgium and France to protest against harsh budget cuts.
Workers take part in a demonstration against austerity measures in Marseille, February 29, 2012. (Reuters / Philippe Laurenson)
Workers take part in a demonstration against austerity measures in Marseille, February 29, 2012. (Reuters / Philippe Laurenson)

 

Pensioners take part in a protest march against austerity measures in Strasbourg, February 29, 2012. (Reuters / Vincent Kessler)
Pensioners take part in a protest march against austerity measures in Strasbourg, February 29, 2012. (Reuters / Vincent Kessler)

 

Workers take part in a demonstration against austerity measures in Marseille, February 29, 2012. (Reuters / Philippe Laurenson)
Workers take part in a demonstration against austerity measures in Marseille, February 29, 2012. (Reuters / Philippe Laurenson)

 

Students protest against cuts in education in central Madrid February 29, 2012. (Reuters / Andrea Comas)
Students protest against cuts in education in central Madrid February 29, 2012. (Reuters / Andrea Comas)

 

A person holds a placard during a protest by workers and trade union representatives from all over Europe against austerity outside Belgium′s national bank (BNB) headquarters in Brussels February 29, 2012. (Reuters / Yves Herman)
A person holds a placard during a protest by workers and trade union representatives from all over Europe against austerity outside Belgium’s national bank (BNB) headquarters in Brussels February 29, 2012. (Reuters / Yves Herman)

 

Employees of the Workers Housing Organisation stage an anti-austerity protest outside the parliament in Athens February 29, 2012. (Reuters / Yiorgos Karahalis)
Employees of the Workers Housing Organisation stage an anti-austerity protest outside the parliament in Athens February 29, 2012. (Reuters / Yiorgos Karahalis)

 

Police disperse demonstrators during protests against spending cuts in public education in Barcelona February 29, 2012(Reuters /Albert Gea)
Police disperse demonstrators during protests against spending cuts in public education in Barcelona February 29, 2012(Reuters /Albert Gea)

 

A man confronts protesters who were vandalising a bank facility during protests against cuts in education in Barcelona February 29, 2012(Reuters /Albert Gea)
A man confronts protesters who were vandalising a bank facility during protests against cuts in education in Barcelona February 29, 2012(Reuters /Albert Gea)

 

Students burn an effigy and a mock coffin that reads "RIP Public University" during a protest against cuts in public education in Barcelona February 29, 2012(Reuters /Albert Gea)
Students burn an effigy and a mock coffin that reads “RIP Public University” during a protest against cuts in public education in Barcelona February 29, 2012(Reuters /Albert Gea)

 

People pass in front of a fire during a protest against spending cuts in public education in Barcelona February 29, 2012(Reuters /Albert Gea)
People pass in front of a fire during a protest against spending cuts in public education in Barcelona February 29, 2012(Reuters /Albert Gea)
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