Thursday, February 16, 2012

Greeks brand Germans 'Nazis' for driving through painful cuts and 'taking control of their economy'

Greek anger with the way they believe Germany has taken over their economy is boiling over on the country's streets.

In recent days, protesters have burned German flags and defaced the Bank of Greece's headquarters to make it look like the Bank of Berlin.

German chancellor Angela Merkel has also been depicted in Nazi uniform on the front page of right-wing newspaper Democracy above a headline alluding to Auschwitz.

The backlash has been provoked by Germany’s role in driving through painful measures to stop Greece's debt crisis from spiralling even further out of control.

Greece believes the Germans keep changing the requirements needed to access a 130billion euro tranche of bailout funds. Read More