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Athens News Agency: News in English, 11-01-09

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  • [01] Grassroots campaign against road tolls

  • [01] Grassroots campaign against road tolls

    Hundreds of supporters of a nascent movement against road tolls reportedly responded to a grassroots call to interfere with toll stations in several parts of the country's highway system on Sunday.

    Supporters gathered at tollgates around the country at noon, forcing bars open to allow motorists to pass without payment until roughly five in the afternoon.

    Speaking to the ANA-MPA, a resident in the Afidne district, just north of greater Athens, charged that "we live in this district and we pass here three and four times a day to go to work and home. Half our salary goes to the tolls and fuel costs, how can we live?".

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