Prosthetic Legs Placed Outside Of Greek Parliament

A chilling reminder that despite some of the optimistic talk about a corner having been turned in Greek debt talks, the reality is that Greek society faces a devastating economic downturn, with deep cutbacks.

On Monday, prosthetic limbs were placed in front of parliament as part of a protest on behalf of the disabled:

Disabled protesters line up prosthetic limbs outside Greece’s parliament in Athens, Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. The protest was part of European demonstrations to mark International Day for People with Disabilities on Monday. Greek campaigners say recent austerity cuts have left many disabled Greeks struggling to receive proper care and state support. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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