Nick Turse
A demonstrator struggles with Spanish National Police riot officers outside the the Spanish parliament in Madrid September 25, 2012. Protesters clashed with police in Spain’s capital on Tuesday as the government prepares a new round of unpopular austerity measures for the 2013 budget that will be announced on Thursday. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

A demonstrator struggles with Spanish National Police riot officers outside the the Spanish parliament in Madrid September 25, 2012. Protesters clashed with police in Spain’s capital on Tuesday as the government prepares a new round of unpopular austerity measures for the 2013 budget that will be announced on Thursday. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Protesters 	      try to avoid a stun grenade thrown by police on motorcycles during clashes 	      in Athens, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. Protesters and police fought running battles 	      in central Athens Sunday, as Greek lawmakers debated legislation that would 	      introduce severe austerity measures to stave off bankruptcy. (Thanassis 	      Stavrakis)

Protesters try to avoid a stun grenade thrown by police on motorcycles during clashes in Athens, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. Protesters and police fought running battles in central Athens Sunday, as Greek lawmakers debated legislation that would introduce severe austerity measures to stave off bankruptcy. (Thanassis Stavrakis)

Protesters pass by a burning cinema in Athens, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. Riots 	      engulfed central Athens and at least 10 buildings went up in flames in mass 	      protests late Sunday as lawmakers prepared for a historic parliamentary vote 	      on harsh austerity measures demanded to keep the country solvent and within 	      the eurozone. (Kostas Tsironis)

Protesters pass by a burning cinema in Athens, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. Riots engulfed central Athens and at least 10 buildings went up in flames in mass protests late Sunday as lawmakers prepared for a historic parliamentary vote on harsh austerity measures demanded to keep the country solvent and within the eurozone. (Kostas Tsironis)

Riot police use tear gas as protesters stand in front of the Greek Parliament 	      in Athens, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. Riots engulfed central Athens and at least 	      10 buildings went up in flames in mass protests late Sunday as lawmakers 	      prepared for a historic parliamentary vote on harsh austerity measures demanded 	      to keep the country solvent and within the eurozone. (Petros Giannakouris)

Riot police use tear gas as protesters stand in front of the Greek Parliament in Athens, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. Riots engulfed central Athens and at least 10 buildings went up in flames in mass protests late Sunday as lawmakers prepared for a historic parliamentary vote on harsh austerity measures demanded to keep the country solvent and within the eurozone. (Petros Giannakouris)

Riot police officers throw missiles at protesters as cars burn during clashes 	      in Athens, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. Protesters and police fought running battles 	      in central Athens Sunday, as Greek lawmakers debated legislation that would 	      introduce severe austerity measures to stave off bankruptcy. (Thanassis 	      Stavrakis)

Riot police officers throw missiles at protesters as cars burn during clashes in Athens, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. Protesters and police fought running battles in central Athens Sunday, as Greek lawmakers debated legislation that would introduce severe austerity measures to stave off bankruptcy. (Thanassis Stavrakis)

A Starbucks coffee shop burns, right, as firefighters try to cut open the 	      locked truck to get out the fire hose after protesters took the keys, during 	      clashes in Athens, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. Protesters and police fought running 	      battles in central Athens Sunday, as Greek lawmakers debated legislation 	      that would introduce severe austerity measures to stave off bankruptcy. 	      (Thanassis Stavrakis)

A Starbucks coffee shop burns, right, as firefighters try to cut open the locked truck to get out the fire hose after protesters took the keys, during clashes in Athens, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. Protesters and police fought running battles in central Athens Sunday, as Greek lawmakers debated legislation that would introduce severe austerity measures to stave off bankruptcy. (Thanassis Stavrakis)

Protesters throw stones at riot police during clashes in Athens, Sunday, 	      Feb. 12, 2012. Riots engulfed central Athens and at least 10 buildings went 	      up in flames in mass protests late Sunday as lawmakers prepared for a historic 	      parliamentary vote on harsh austerity measures demanded to keep the country 	      solvent and within the eurozone. The graffiti reads ”Poison to riot police.” 	      (Petros Giannakouris)

Protesters throw stones at riot police during clashes in Athens, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. Riots engulfed central Athens and at least 10 buildings went up in flames in mass protests late Sunday as lawmakers prepared for a historic parliamentary vote on harsh austerity measures demanded to keep the country solvent and within the eurozone. The graffiti reads ”Poison to riot police.” (Petros Giannakouris)

A protester throws a missile at riot police during clashes in Athens, Sunday, 	      Feb. 12, 2012. Protesters and police fought running battles in central Athens 	      Sunday, as Greek lawmakers debated legislation that would introduce severe 	      austerity measures to stave off bankruptcy. (Petros Giannakouris)

A protester throws a missile at riot police during clashes in Athens, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. Protesters and police fought running battles in central Athens Sunday, as Greek lawmakers debated legislation that would introduce severe austerity measures to stave off bankruptcy. (Petros Giannakouris)

Protesters clash with riot police outside the Greek parliament in Athens 	      on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the 	      square outside Parliament as a parliamentary debate began, with more arriving 	      constantly. (Thanassis Stavrakis)

Protesters clash with riot police outside the Greek parliament in Athens on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the square outside Parliament as a parliamentary debate began, with more arriving constantly. (Thanassis Stavrakis)