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Greek Beekeepers Swarm Athens, Lighting Up Parliament With Flares, Waving Flags, And Shouting Slogans In Protest

Beekeepers swarm central Athens, Greece, protesting in Syntagma Square with demands, including an end to labeling imported honey as Greek.

Beekeepers demonstration in Greece | Photo: AP/Michael Varaklas

A beekeeper holds a flare in front of the Greek Parliament during a demonstration in central Athens, Greece. Beekeepers from around the country rallied in Syntagma Square with demands including the end of naming imported honey, Greek.

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A beekeeper uses a smoker in front of the Greek Parliament during a demonstration in central Athens, Greece.

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A beekeeper holds a black flag in front of the Greek Parliament during a demonstration in central Athens, Greece.

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Beekeepers on a tractor, shout slogans during a demonstration in central Athens, Greece.

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A beekeeper stands on bee hives to address the crowd, in front of the Greek Parliament during a demonstration in central Athens, Greece.

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Beekeeping smokers sit in front of the Greek Parliament during a demonstration in central Athens, Greece.

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Beekeepers unload empty bee hives during a demonstration in central Athens, Greece.

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Beekeepers rally in front of the Greek Parliament during a demonstration in central Athens, Greece.

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