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International round-up

04 November 2014
Beijing set for Hong Kong demo | Putin calls talks after election | Podemos tops poll in Spain

International news round-up

21 October 2014
Nigeria; Catalonia; Russia

International round-up

23 September 2014
Greek workers strike; Egyptian socialist Mahienour el-Massry released;Spanish Tories drop plans to overturn abortion rights

Can new left party Podemos make a change in Spain?

10 June 2014
As the Spanish state strains under the pressures of the crisis, activists told Dave Sewell about the new party Podemos they are building to take the fight to its rulers

Get rid of the monarchy, and the myths that make it

03 June 2014
Within hours of vile Spanish monarch Juan Carlos announcing plans to abdicate, tens of thousands took to the streets of Spain protesting for a republic.

International round-up

03 June 2014
Barcelona riots halt demolition - Clashes on Gezi Park anniversary - Craigavon Two lose their appeal

Student walkouts in Spain

01 April 2014
Over two million students stayed away from class and more than 100,000 took to the streets across the Spanish state last week.

Masses in Madrid call for an end to austerity

25 March 2014
New protests against cuts in Spain are uniting social movements and trade unions, reports Dave Sewell

Protests defend abortion in Spain

11 March 2014
Mass demonstrations took place around the Spanish state last Saturday to mark International Women’s Day. 

International round-up

11 March 2014
International Women's Day protests defend abortion rights in Spain | Anger after Nazi knifings in Sweden | Freed ex-Black Panther criticises trial | Clashes continue in Venezuela

Thousands protest in Spain against plan to ban abortion

04 February 2014
Tens of thousands of protesters from all over the Spanish state marched in Madrid last Saturday against government attacks on the right to abortion.

Solidarity protests against Spain's vicious anti-abortion law

14 January 2014
Around 200 people marched through Edinburgh last Sunday in solidarity with protests against attacks on abortion rights in Spain.

Workers and students fight for education in Spain

29 October 2013
Education workers and students across the Spanish state took part in a second “general education strike” against education reforms last week. 

European Union extends its austerity deadline to defuse fury

04 June 2013
 

Spain protests at unemployment

21 March 2013
Over 60 demonstrations against austerity and for political reform took place across Spain on Sunday of last week.

Locksmiths' direct action blocks evictions in Spain

12 January 2013
Locksmiths in Pamplona in northern Spain are refusing to co-operate in evictions. This is part of a growing backlash across the Spanish state.

Catalan elections show support for independence from Spain

27 November 2012
Elections in Catalonia this week returned a parliament where more than two thirds of MPs want independence from Spain.

Europe rocked by general strikes in Portugal, Italy, Spain, Greece

14 November 2012
Workers walked out today in general strikes across Portugal, Spain, Italy and Greece as well as parts of Belgium.

General strike bites in cities across Spain and Portugal

14 November 2012
The general strike against austerity began in Spain and Portugal in the middle of last night, with picket lines at bin, bus and post depots.

Protests and strikes across Europe can beat austerity

13 November 2012
Workers in Spain and Portugal planned to walk out in their first ever joint general strike on Wednesday of this week.

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