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Violence mars Congress protest

Violence mars Congress protest

The “Surround Congress” protest in Madrid held on September 25 culminated with violent clashes between demonstrators and police. While the government has defended the work of the police force during the protest, others, such as the Socialists and Izquierda Unida, have criticised it for acting disproportionately. A total of 35 people were arrested, with 64 injured (about half of them police).

September 28th, 2012 | Posted in Videos | Read More »

Camp outs and protests spread nationwide

Protestors camp out in Zaragoza. Photo: Joe McMahon

The focal point of the 15-M movement is the Puerta del Sol, the heart of Madrid and of Spain. Nevertheless, all over Spain the young and not-so-young are gathering in the main squares of their cities. Such is the case of Zaragoza where an estimated 6,000 people came together to protest against the current political situation in Spain on Friday night.

May 21st, 2011 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

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