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The mother of Philippos Philippou, an unemployed electrician, stands... News Photo2012–2013 Cypriot Financial Crisis,Crisis,Cypriot Culture,Cyprus,Cyprus Popular Bank,Doorway,Economy,Electrician,Finance,Following,Lockdown,Males,Mother,Nicosia - Cyprus,People,Queuing,Son,Unemployment,Vertical,VisitPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThe mother of Philippos Philippou, an unemployed electrician, stands in the doorway of a Laiki (Popular) Bank in the Cypriot capital, Nicosia, on March 28, 2013, as her son visits the bank while people queue up outside following an unprecedented 12-day lockdown. Prior to entering the bank Phillippou said 'It will be a very bad day -- there will be swearing and a lot of anger,' but when he emerged from the bank along with his mother, he flashed a smile and said: 'There is confidence, everything was fine.' AFP PHOTO / PATRICK BAZ (Photo credit should read PATRICK BAZ/AFP/Getty Images)