Spain -Injuries and arrests during new general strike -November 14, 2012

Trade unions and NGOs organised a new general strike on 14 November, the European Day of Solidarity against Austerity. Violent clashes with the police took place, during which over 140 people were arrested and 74 injured. The anti-austerity protests focused on the on-going cuts in the public sector, rising unemployment and increasing home evictions.



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