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Greeks rally against Canada gold mine project

Protesters in city of Thessaloniki say mine will cause irreversible environmental damage to the area.
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2013 11:10

Up to 15,000 people have taken to the streets of the Greek city of Thessaloniki to protest against a planned Canadian gold mining project.

The demonstrators say the mine will cause irreversible environmental damage to the area.

Al Jazeera's John Psaropoulos reports from Thessaloniki.

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