Thousands join Spanish anti-austerity protests
Monday 14 May 2012
The Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was yesterday forced to defend his government's austerity drive after thousands took to the streets in protest on Saturday. A total of 72,000 people protested across Spain, with 30,000 in Barcelona and 22,000 in Madrid, pictured, as Spaniards marked the first anniversary of the Indignant Movement [Indignados], which inspired similar anti-authority demonstrations across the world.
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