Spain’s indignados accuse police of violence

by Blog Burger on May 13, 2012

Demonstrators raise their hands as they shout anti-government slogans in Madrid. Photograph: Emilio Morenatti/AP Spain’s indignados gathered again in the emblematic Puerta del Sol early on Sunday to protest against what they saw as excessive violence when riot police cleared the square of a previous demonstration in the early hours of the morning. The version of events provided by those in the square when it was cleared at 5am clashed with that of Spain’s interior ministry, which claimed dozens of protests around the country had come to an end “without incidents”. Press photographers were among those expelled from the Puerta del Sol as police chased protesters around nearby streets. Javier… – International English News

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