Thousands of people, led by the yellow CCOO and UGT trade unions, marched yesterday in many cities around the Spanish state to protest against the new austerity measures imposed by the EU, IMF and ECB troika’s bailout memorandum. At the end of Madrid’s demonstration, hundreds of protesters gathered outside the Parliament building, where firemen made […]
Clashes broke out yesterday between striking miners and cops near the town of Bembibre (Llión province). Late afternoon, miners blocked the A6 state highway, setting up barricades made of burning tires and knocking over several trucks. At 10:30pm, miners fired homemade rockets and shot rocks from slingshots at riot […]
Major basque trade unions as well as CNT, CGT and 100 other social organisations have called for a general strike on September 26 in Southern Basque Country to protest against the sales tax hikes and spending cuts approved recently by the Spanish government.
Six new arrests in the town of Sabadell (Barcelona province) rise to 113 the number of people arrested in Catalunya for taking part in the March 29 strike. Pau Llonch, vocalist of the At Versaris group, is among the people arrested today. More than 100 people gathered outside the town’s police station as soon […]
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