Manager opens fire against workers
This evening, in Manolada near Patra in Greece, while 200 workers in an agricultural venture demanded their salaries to be paid, one of the three representatives of their employer whom they were negotiating with opened fire against them, injuring 20-30 according to reports. The owner of the business has been arrested. The police are still searching for the managers that shot the labourers. According to the same reports, at least 6 of the injured are in critical condition.
The farms in Manolada mainly produce strawberries. The workers employed in these farms, under slavery-like working conditions, are immigrants, mostly from Bangladesh. There have been several cases in the past where different kinds of mistreat or even raw violence has been used against the workers.