Greek Teachers demonstrate outside Parliament at the Weekend Greek teachers are still engaged in struggle against the devastating attacks on living standards and public services imposed by the Troika Thousands of teachers joined Greeks from other public services and all walks of life to continue their resistance against the attacks on living standards imposed by the so-called troika - the European Union, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund - who are determined to make the Greek people pay for the debts which have been built up and encouraged by money speculators in the international bond markets. Themis Kotsifakis, leader of the Greek secondary teachers' union told this website that after the massive demonstrations over the four days 9, 10, 11 and 12 February, they will 'continue (their) struggles with strikes, demonstrations and occupations of public buildings, until government and troika go out of our country. Venceremos!' Themis Kotsifakis has repeatedly called for a united struggle across Europe against the policies which are decimating public services and the poor, most recently in a letter to the trade unionists of Europe. Meanwhile the struggles of teachers and others have been met by repeated attacks from the security forces with tear gas and batons: