Austerity Anger: Cops lash out at cuts protests in Spain…(Coming To A City Near You!)

Wednesday, February 22, 2012
By Paul Martin
Feb 22, 2012

The streets of Spanish cities become a battlefield as tens of thousands of schoolchildren and students have been protesting against education cuts. The demonstrations turned violent earlier this week in the city of Valencia where 17 people were injured in what’s been called a ‘heavy-handed repression’ of the rally. Five days of protests have been sparked by the latest budget cuts implemented to meet tough EU deficit targets.

(*Youth Unemployment in Spain is 49%)


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