*Greek TV station shows video proving police used agents provocateurs to ignite violence against peaceful protestors
*Photos show Greek police hurling stones and missiles
*German economist warns Greek economy will collapse due to EU and IMF austerity measures, says revolution is possible
*Next 12 billion euro IMF and EU tranche will not be enought to meet Greece’s bank interest payments in July, forcing the country to take on more debt
*Outline of a plan for liberating the eurozone from EU and IMF financial occupation
A Greek TV station has shown a video proving that the police used undercover agents masquerading as anarchists to inflame violence outside the Greek parliament and discredit peaceful protestors amid warnings from German economists that the new IMF and EU-measures will destroy the Greek economy, potentially sparking a revolution.
The video shows undercover police men dressed in casual clothes and carrying iron bars slipping behind police lines and engaging in a discussion with police wearing full riot gear before returning to their work of causing mayhem, setting fires, smashing windows — and so giving a pretext to police to use massive violence against peaceful protestors.
Photos on the Gmargari blog show police throwing rocks and missile into crowds and also wielding iron bars in actions comparable to the secret service thugs who protected the ruthless Mubarak regime in Egypt.
The widespread use of teargas by police was also called dangerous by the head of the Greek Pharmacists Union.
The violence by police against protestors comes as a top German economist is warning that the new austerity measures imposed on the country by the IMF, EU and ECB will lead to a collapse of the economy and possibly to a revolution.
Professor Gustav Horn told Bild newspaper that the next 12 billion euro tranche of IMF and EU, ECB funding – paid for by tax payers – will not be even enough to meet the interest payments due in July on the country’s 340 billion euro debt – forcing the country to borrow yet more money.
“The austerity package is above all not viable in the short term,” he said. “These measures will accelerate the collapse of the Greek economy.” Read the rest of this entry »