PICTURES: Protests Turn Violent As Greek Parliament Backs Bailout

Protesters look on as they clash with riot police in front of the Greek Parliament (ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)
ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images

The Greek parliament voted last night to accept tough new austerity measures, despite the people rejecting similar measures in a referendum just over a week ago. Angry protesters took to the streets to denounce the move, which they saw as a betrayal.

A protester clashes with riot police in front of the Greek Parliament. (ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

A protester clashes with riot police in front of the Greek Parliament. (ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Tourists watch as debris burns on the streets (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Tourists watch as debris burns on the streets (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Protesters look on as they clash with riot police in front of the Greek Parliament (ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters look on as they clash with riot police in front of the Greek Parliament (ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters set fire to a TV van (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Protesters set fire to a TV van (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

A protester hurls a petrol bomb at riot police (LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

A protester hurls a petrol bomb at riot police (LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Riot policemen run after protesters throwing petrol bombs (LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Riot policemen run after protesters throwing petrol bombs (LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

A protester burns a Greek flag (LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

A protester burns a Greek flag (LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters stand  in front of the Greek parliament (LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters stand in front of the Greek parliament (LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Riot police stand amid petrol bombs thrown by protesters. (LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Riot police stand amid petrol bombs thrown by protesters. (LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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