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  1. News - World - SPAIN

    Spanish protesters rally against tougher abortion law

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 08:49am by Associated Press in Madrid

    ... marched to Spain’s parliament on Saturday to protest against the conservative government’s new law that aims to restrict abortion, allowing the practice only in cases of rape or serious risk to health. The rally was organised by dozens of women’s groups and entities that fight for reproductive rights. Protesters carried banners saying, “Because I decide,” “Allow mothers to decide,” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1419037/spanish-protesters-rally-against-tougher-abortion-law
  2. News - World - SPAIN

    Spain's King Felipe promises to clean up scandal-tainted monarchy

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 01:10am by AFP

    ... Not everyone joined in the party. Police blocked off Puerta del Sol square to prevent a rally by protesters who want a referendum on Spain becoming a republic. "It is shameful. It is a breach ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1536560/spains-king-felipe-promises-clean-scandal-tainted-monarchy
  3. News - World - SPAIN

    March on Madrid over economic woes turns violent

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:48am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Madrid Madrid protest over economy turns violent Violence flared as tens of thousands descended on Madrid, some having trekked from the furthest corners of Spain, ... converged on the capital at the culmination of nearly a month of walking for some of the protesters. They were carrying flags from Andalucia in the south, Catalonia in the east, or the Asturias ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1455611/march-madrid-over-economic-woes-turns-violent
  4. News - World - SPAIN

    Spanish police hold pair over revenge shooting of Leon council leader

    Posted May 13th 2014, 09:07pm by AFP

    ... is out of work, sparking noisy street protests. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1511407/spanish-police-hold-pair-over-revenge-shooting-leon-council-leader
  5. News - World - SPAIN

    Spain's 'Robin Hood' leads march to protest exploitation of the poor

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Albolote, Spain Politician leads rally to highlight how poor people are exploited 'Robin Hood' of Spain marches on rich If this was revolution, it was a remarkably calm affair. When the man sometimes billed as Spain's most d ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1027821/spains-robin-hood-leads-march-protest-exploitation-poor
  6. News - World - SPAIN

    Protests erupt after Spain PM denies corruption

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 09:54am by Associated Press in Madrid

    ... Associated Press in Madrid Riot police clashed with protesters in Madrid late Saturday and impromptu demonstrations broke out in several other Spanish cities following the prime minister’s ... several of Madrid’s main avenues in a bid to stop protesters from gathering in large groups. Attorney General Eduardo Torres-Dulce said Friday there is sufficient cause to investigate allegations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1142371/protests-erupt-after-spain-pm-denies-corruption
  7. News - World - SPAIN

    Chinese traders in Madrid strike to protest police crackdown

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Madrid

    ... Agence France-Presse in Madrid Chinese traders in Madrid strike over crackdown Chinese businesses in a major trading estate in Madrid staged a rare strike to protest against a police ... down on Saturday to show how Chinese businesses have suffered since last month's raids. "With this protest, which is rare in my culture, we want to send the message that we have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1075047/chinese-traders-madrid-strike-protest-police-crackdown
  8. News - World - SPAIN

    Spanish protesters try to besiege parliament

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Madrid

    ... Associated Press in Madrid Spanish protesters try to besiege parliament Thousands of anti-austerity protesters who marched to Spain's parliament were prevented from surrounding ... for crowd control duties as the protesters marched 2.3 kilometres from the muster point. Protesters were joined by a strong police escort, including vans with reinforced windows. Earlier, about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1071866/spanish-protesters-try-besiege-parliament
  9. News - World - SPAIN

    A courtroom fit for Princess Cristina … and a HK$63 million fraud case

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 06:59pm by AFP

    ... as she headed into the closed-door hearing into allegations of tax fraud and money-laundering. Scores of pro-republican protesters rallied just outside a police-patrolled exclusion zone, ... more," said one protester, 70-year-old Rafaela Garcia. The rare royal spectacle unfolded on a warm winter's day under sunny skies, on an island where for decades Cristina's family ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1424068/courtroom-fit-princess-cristina-and-hk63-million-fraud-case
  10. News - World - SPAIN

    Police seal off Spain Parliament ahead of protest

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 06:21pm by Associated Press in Madrid

    ... Associated Press in Madrid Spain’s Parliament took on the appearance of a heavily guarded fortress on Tuesday, hours ahead of a protest against the conservative government’s handling ... some 1,300 police would be deployed though protesters say they have no intention of storming the chamber, only of marching around it. They are calling for fresh elections, claiming ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1047061/police-seal-spain-parliament-ahead-protest

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