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Spanish congress braces for protest against ‘austerity’

September 25, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN BBC) Riot police have ringed the Spanish parliament in Madrid as protesters gather for a march against austerity tagged “Occupy Congress”. Metal barriers have been placed around the building to block access from every possible direction, correspondents say. Indignants, as the protesters are known, say they are protesting at the “kidnapping” of democracy. […]

Spain protestors to march on parliament

September 25, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN NTN24 NEWS) Protestors said they will surround Spain’s tightly guarded parliament on Tuesday in a symbolic demonstration against a financial crisis they say has “kidnapped” democracy. Police set up barriers and a tight guard around the lower house of parliament in central Madrid as various groups linked to the protest movement known as […]