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Protesting cleaners ‘beaten and bruised’ by police in Greece as impunity persists

Headline Title:  Protesting cleaning workers ‘beaten and bruised’ by police in Greece as impunity persists 13 June 2014 Greek cleaning workers told Amnesty International they were left beaten and bruised by riot police after they tried to protest peacefully against mass redundancies in central Athens yesterday evening.The protesters included cleaning staff – mostly women aged between 45 and 60 - who lost their jobs at the Ministry of Finance during the last round of austerity measures by the Greek government.Evangelia Alexaki, a 57-year-old protester who was among the 397 staff laid…

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