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Boycott on food prices

07/01/2011 10:25
The Ecologists and the Pancyprian Consumers’ Union decided to proceed with a symbolic boycott on food prices on Monday, protesting against the imposition of 5% on food and medicine.

According to an announcement released today, “this symbolic initiative aims to give the opportunity to the citizens to express in a simple and easy way their protest against the economic measures that turn against the citizens and the unprivileged”.

“The imposition of VAT on food and medicine hits the lower classes, for which there is mo margin for the restriction of their consumer needs”, the announcement added.