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Portuguese riot police stand on the stairs of the Portuguese... News PhotoAusterity,Conflict,Crisis,Government,Horizontal,Lisbon,People,Police Force,Politics,Portugal,Portuguese Culture,Protest,Protestor,Riot Police,Standing,Steps and StaircasesPhotographer Collection: AFP 2014 AFPPortuguese riot police stand on the stairs of the Portuguese Parliament as demonstrators including members of the Portuguese police protest against the government's austerity measures outside the Portuguese Parliament in Lisbon on March 6, 2014. Thousands of police protested in Lisbon late over pay cuts imposed by the government as part of an austerity drive to roll back public debt. 'Since January they've taken 200 euros ($280) from my monthly pay. And I'm not even counting the pay-cuts over the past three years,' said one officer from the centre of the country, Antonio Ferreira. AFP PHOTO/ PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA (Photo credit should read PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP/Getty Images)