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Berufsverband in Pamplona beschließt einstimmig, Polizei nicht mehr bei Zwangsräumungen zu unterstützen

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Police protection or citizen censorship? Spain to ban photos and videos of cops — RT

Spain’s government is drafting a law that bans the photographing and filming of members of the police. The Interior Ministry assures they are not cracking down on freedom of expression, but protecting the lives of law enforcement officers.

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Crying pensioners in Malaga …. <<Facebook

Pensioners Carmen Ruiz (R), 82, and her husband Francisco Arias, 83, cry as they listen to a speech during a protest against further tax hikes and austerity cuts in Malaga, southern Spain October 7, 2012. The demonstration comes only days after Spain’s central bank chief undercut the government’s proposed 2013 budget on October 4, saying it was based on over-rosy forecasts for economic growth and tax revenue, as Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy weighs when to seek an international bailout.


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That of small business owner standing his ground and protecting his patrons and many protestors!

But how another photo it completely contradicted the “Official” story by CNN’s caption on the right…So what does CNN do? They change it! Placing a more ambiguous statement footer on the image! CNN spun this photo but now they are busted! See for yourself.
"A restaurant owner, with his customers behind him, shouts at demonstrators to stop throwing stones at his business"

“A restaurant owner, with his customers behind him, shouts at demonstrators to stop throwing stones at his business”


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Spanish Government responds to peaceful 25S protest with violence

Exactly as the police and Government intended, writes Iurgi Urrutia, the peaceful 25S protest in Madrid turned violent.

Scenes from the 25S protest in Madrid overnight

[Read Carl Scrase’s article from yesterday about the 25S plan to Occupy the Spanish Congress.]

In the lead up to the 25S protests, the Spanish Government tried to intimidate protesters by spreading rumours that fascists groups were behind the event; sending the police to arrest various organisers whose crime was simply to hold planning meetings and bearing a banner with the words “Occupy the Congress”, and comparing the planned protest with the coup d’etat in 1981 led by General Tejero. None of it was true, and the streets of Spain have been flooded by citizens demanding democratic reforms.

It is important to note that the organisers of the event have been transparent about the organising and the aims. They held meetings in el Retiro, a central park in Madrid, and they frequently declared that this was going to be a peaceful protest. In fact, they stated that they would not stop MPs entering and exiting the Congress building and would respect the police perimeter around the building. All they wanted was to ask for more democracy. Apparently, that’s a crime in Spain these days. The organisers arrested received letters, a few days before the actual protest, giving them a date for their trial. They could be facing one year in jail.

Exactly as the police and Government intended, the peaceful protest turned violent. They probably hoped to discredit the event through violence. The media will focus merely on the images of riots, police charging and protesters fighting police. But firsthand accounts give a different picture.

There were three main marches starting in three different points, Plaza del Sol, Plaza de España and Neptuno that converged in front of the congress. Police used “kettle” tactics to divide protesters into small groups. They often blocked access to streets and forced protesters down different paths. When police charged, protesters frequently put their hands in the air and sat down on the ground, instead of fighting. Most importantly, several first hand witnesses report that plain clothes police officers infiltrated the demonstrations and provoked the confrontations.

From early morning, the streets of Madrid were taken over by riot police. The police vans and helicopter were a presence felt all throughout the city.

14:30 – Hundreds of buses were stopped in the outskirts of Madrid. The police frisked every person in the buses one by one and demanded their ID papers (note: carrying the national ID is compulsory in Spain, a remand of Franco’s era).

16:15 – Various MPs from Izquierda Unida (United Left), and two other smaller left wing political parties exit the congress and join the protesters

17:15 – An elderly lady speaks at the assembly. “We want public health and education” she says. “Don’t fear anything or anyone” she continues to the young people around, “you must stay united, unity is essential.”

17:27 – People leave Plaza de España and head towards the congress chanting “Eso, eso, eso, eso, nos vamos al congreso.” (“There, there, there, we’re heading to the congress”)

17:57 – The protest in front of the Congress is about to start. Demonstrators have been instructed repeatedly by organisers to allow MPs entry and exit of the building.

18:02 – In front of the congress, people demand the resignation of the government in full, as it has done a complete U-Turn on every single policy it presented during the election campaign. People demand a new democratic process to change the Constitution and make democracy more active and participatory.

18:19 – Protesters chant “el proximo parado que sea un diputado” (“the next unemployed should an MP”). They denounce the increasing unemployment rate which is around 25 per cent nationwide but in some regions reaches up to 45 per cent.

18:50 – The protesters marching from Plaza de España reach Puerta del Sol. Police stop them on their tracks. Izquierda Unida MP Alberto Garzon tweets that police is blocking access to the protesters. There’s a sense of danger and of the police manipulating the demonstrators in order to intimidate them. They need to find a different route to reach the congress. They chant “Esto no es una crisis, es una estafa” (“This is not a crisis, it’s a scam”) and “Menos politica mas educacion” (“Less politics and more education”). The first refers to the fact that the debt was private (of the banks) and has now been turned public, which means that everyday citizens are paying for the banks’ debts. The second refers to the radical cuts in education and research by the government, cutting 20,000 teachers from public education and reducing research fund to next to nothing.

19:04 – Police make a tactical move. They introduce a line of vans and a number of riot police into Neptuno square, dividing the protesters. MP Alberto Garzon states that an elderly woman confides in him she has never seen such a big police display, not even under Franco’s dictatorship.

19:13 – Police charge the protesters in Neptuno. The charge is quite brutal with witness accounts of police beating people repeatedly even when they’re defenceless on the ground. Some protesters are arrested, various suffer injuries, an elderly man bleeds from the head.

Video of police charges in Neptuno:

19:27 – Police numbers increase in the surrounding of Neptuno square. Protesters are forced to retreat as police won’t allow them to continue the march.

19:47 – The three marches are finally together in front of the congress.

20:05 – Police charge and arrests.

20:25 – Protesters in Puerta del Sol put their hands in the air and chant “Estas son nuestras armas” (“these are our weapons”)

21:00 – Brutal police charge and arrests in Neptuno. Police drag people away and beat defenceless people on the ground.

21:05 – Police charges continue in Neptuno and spread to adjacent streets.

21:15 – The news bulletin in TVE (the public broadcaster) fails to mention police charges but states that protesters have attempted to force the security perimeter, thrown objects against police officers and assaulted police officers.

21:20 – Police keep charging in Neptuno and spreading out into other streets. They seem to be attempting to clear the whole Congress area before the end of the parliament session that is meant to conclude at 22:00.

Violent confrontation at night:

21:30 – A number of protesters sit down in front of the police in Neptuno.

22:10 – Police charge protesters in Atocha, they chase people into the train station. Police in surrounding streets cut any access to Atocha.

23:02 – Spanish law states that all police officers must bear visible identification, they don’t. Jose Sanchez Fornet, the spokesperson for the main police union, tweets support for police not bearing visible identification; in his words: against violent protesters, you should simply beat them up.

23:07 – Violent charges from the police against protesters in the train station of Atocha. Rubber bullets destroy a train’s window.

00:10 – Organisers announce they will protest again next day (26S).

00:27 – Police charge and clear out Neptuno square.

As the peaceful protests turned violent through police tactics and provocation, the 25S protests could already be seen as a success. Citizens are increasingly demanding a new Constitution, more democracy and the right to live with dignity. At the United Nations, Argentinian president Cristina Kirchner had some words of support as she mentioned the terrible repression being felt in Spain.

Undeterred by the events, today they will protest again — and they’re not alone. Greek citizens will also protest today. In Portugal, they hit the streets the 29th and the Global Noise event is approaching 13th October.

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Spanish 25S democracy activists to Occupy Congress today | Independent Australia

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Keep your eyes on Spain over the next 24 hours, says democracy activist Carl Scrase, as tens of thousands of people try to reclaim Spanish democracy.



Keep your eyes on Spain over the next 24 hours. Tens of thousands of people will try and reclaim the Spanish congress in Madrid. They are following Iceland’s lead and starting a peaceful revolution for real democracy. I have translated some of their primary intentions into English, to assist the global conversation that new social movements such as ‘Occupy’ and ‘Real Democracy Now’ are working towards.


The manifesto for the #25s gives the reasons why they will be surrounding the congress. The movement claims the people of Spain consider themselves “victims of a large scale scam” perpetrated by “economical powers, who are using the crisis as an excuse to socialise the private debt under the code of ‘austerity measures’. They claim these measures will undermine the quality of life and democratic processes afforded to the average person in Spain.


They want to follow Iceland’s lead and see


“…justice in the tribunals against bankers, politicians and businessmen who are guilty of the current situation.”


They are sick of their human rights being undermined by a government enforcing unfair repression against peaceful protestors, but not taking any action against the greedy people who put them in this situation through high-risk financial speculation for short-term profit.




“…believe that the problem is of such a big size and the roots so profound that any solution will not be founded in reforms based in the actual political system.”


They want to see the entire government resign, just like it did in Iceland.


They want to co-create a new Constitution


“…in a transparent and democratic way”.


They want to do this with the


“participation of the whole community… in such a way that the result will be their own.”


The world will be watching to see if Spain will follow Iceland’s lead. The Spanish movement has been very supportive of ‘Occupy’, and are trying to spread the ‘Real Democracy Movement’ globally. They are aware that this is a global conversation that needs to be addressed the world over.


I agree. We need real democracy the world over.


The next global day of action is on the 13th of October. It will be interesting to see how the world unites under the banner of #globalNOISE.


These are exciting times indeed; politics is getting a bit more real. I will write an update after we see how the #25s protests play out.


Follow the hashtag #25s on Twitter for updates throughout the day.


There are a couple of our English speaking people on the ground who will be Tweeting from:



And we will be relaying Tweets from:



(Carl “Synchronicity” Scrase is Melbourne based artist, writer and activist. He is an active member of both the worldwide Occupy and Real Democracy movements and is one of the key organisers for the upcoming #globalNOISE ‘pots and pans’ revolution.)

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Spanish police battle anti-austerity protesters – Telegraph

12:17AM BST 20 Jul 2012

Protesters flooded Madrid’s main Puerta del Sol square and the streets in front of parliament late into the night. Large deployments of riot police manned barricades in front of the legislature, fearing rising tensions could lead to violence.

via Spanish police battle anti-austerity protesters – Telegraph.

Police crackdown as striking miners march on Madrid

by Jerome Roos on July 12, 2012

Dozens injured as riot police attack striking miners and their sympathizers in Madrid while Spanish government announces further austerity measures.

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No to cuts: Spain demos oppose labor reform <<


Hundreds of thousands of Spaniards have taken to the streets to protest a labor law reform. The demonstrations organized by labor unions are paving the wave for a nation-wide strike planned for March 29.

­Workers are objecting to what they see as empowering employers at the expense of the employees under the pretext of an anti-crisis austerity policy.

The protest hit some 60 cities and towns across Spain, with the largest reported in Madrid, Barcelona, Seville and Valencia.

The changes to labor legislation have been confirmed by the Spanish parliament Thursday. The reforms affect most worker entitlements, making the dismissal of employees simpler, reducing salaries, increasing working hours and other measures favoring employers.

The government is aiming at revitalizing the economy, which is among those suffering most from the ongoing European recession. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy wants to prove to investors that Spain will not require a bailout to overcome its problems, unlike Greece, Ireland and Portugal.

Opponents of the reform say it does nothing towards creating new jobs in the country and represents profound social regression. Spain currently has the highest unemployment rate, nearly 23 per cent, among eurozone members.

The previous austerity package introduced by Spain’s government in 2010 resulted in a general strike in late September.

While the Spanish government is struggling to deal with the crisis, citizens on the ground are looking for their own way to make their lives a little better. The municipality of Villamayor de Santiago in country’s center saw a resurgence of the old Spanish currency, the peseta, as an alternative to the troubled euro, reports RT’s Sara Firth


Spanish police brutalize student protesters in Valencia <<

by Jerome Roos on February 21, 2012

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Conjuring up memories of Franco’s dictatorship, a peaceful student protest in Spain was violently disturbed by police assaults on harmless minors.

A peaceful protest against budget cuts in education in Valencia, Spain on Tuesday ended in bloody police repression. Conjuring up memories of Franco’s brutal dictatorship, squads of riot police violently assaulted a group of some 300 students, arresting at least 26 and leaving scores injured. YouTube footage displayed a policeman forcefully pushing two girls onto a car, while photos emerged of young kids with bloodied faces surrounded by riot police.

While the regional police chief branded the students “as the enemy” and insisted that riot police had merely deployed “proportioned physical force”, reporters on the scene confirmed that the baton-wielding police forces had even fired rubber bullets at the students. Despite the Spanish newspaper El Publico reporting “brutal police aggression”, hundreds of students took back to the streets in the evening and encircled the University of Valencia in protest.

Tuesday’s demonstrations, which come a day after over a million Spaniards took to the streets to contest the governments’s labor reforms, marked the fourth straight day of student protests in Spain’s third largest city. Valencia is one of the most heavily hit regions in Spain’s crippling debt crisis, and with the newly-appointed Rajoy government pushing through even more harsh austerity measures, budget cuts have left most schools without heating.

The images coming out of Valencia have already caused widespread indignation on social media and in the Spanish press, and are likely to feed into further protests in the days ahead. Solidarity demonstrations have been called in Madrid and Barcelona. As we previously pointed out after the crackdowns in Barcelona, New York and Oakland, this type of police violence will, in the end, only further reinvigorate our resistance.




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Responsabilidades políticas


La delegada del Gobierno en Valencia, Paula Sánchez, dijo la noche del martes 21 de febrero a representantes de los estudiantes que no dimitirá, que los procesosos judiciales contra las detenidas seguirán su curso y que no habrá depuración de responsabilidades:


Manifestaciones de apoyo el 21F #yoTambiénSoyElEnemigo


Decenas de manifestaciones tuvieron lugar el 21 de febrero en todo el país, con miles de personas saliendo a la calle en defensa de la eduación pública y contra la brutalidad policial utilizada por las fuerzas del orden en Valencia.


Listado de convocatorias en todo el Estado (‘Spanish revolution’ facebook)



Prensa e imágenes de las movilizaciones #yoTambiénSoyElEnemigo


Periodismo Humano:
La Información:


Resumen de acontecimientos:


Vídeo vía @ElPais_es


Son ya varios días de lucha en Valencia contra los recortes presupuestarios en la educación pública. Por el momento hay un balance provisional de 43 detenidos y un centenar de heridos, cifra que puede ir en aumento si la represión policial continúa. Lo que comenzó en el IES Lluís Vives como una protesta contra la política de recortes y por la defensa de los derechos de la ciudadanía, con la peculiaridad de la media de edad de los manifestantes, se ha convertido en un esperpéntico caso de represión policial que no ha podido pasar desapercibido por los medios de comunicación.


El impacto generado por la brutal represión policial, que nos recuerda momentos más oscuros de la historia del país,  y el respaldo público manifestado por las autoridades responsables –Delegación del Gobierno y el jefe superior de la Policía de Valencia–  ha provocado un efecto llamada entre el sector estudiantil que ha terminado extendiéndose a nivel estatal y calando en la opinión pública, gracias a las redes sociales, a las herramientas y lazos generados a raíz de los acontecimientos de mayo de 2011 y a los movimientos sociales. La noche del lunes 20 nadie se sorprendió al ver estudiantes reunidos en asamblea dentro de la Facultad de Geografía e Historia de la Universidad de Valencia, debatiendo públicamente y de manera horizontal próximas líneas de acción, mientras miles de personas seguían, desde sus casas, la discusión por streaming. Desde entonces, las manifestaciones de apoyo a los estudiantes valencianos, contra la brutalidad policial y en defensa de la educación pública no han dejado de sucederse a lo largo del Estado.


Asamblea en la Facultad de Historia de Valencia

Asamblea en la Facultad de Historia de Valencia / vía @Patrihorrillo


Concentración en Sol el lunes 20 de febrero

Concentración en Sol el lunes 20 de febrero / FotogrAccion (CC BY/SA)




Agresiones a profesionales de medios de comunicación

Agresiones a profesionales de medios de comunicación / vía Público




Imagen vía EFE

Imagen vía EFE


Imagen vía @pedroescri

Imagen vía @pedroescri


Represión policial intolerable: comunicado desde Acampada Valencia (link original)


Denunciamos las cargas policiales contra menores del lunes 20 de febrero


Desde el movimiento 15M Valencia :


Exigimos el cese de la Violencia policial contra menores, manifestantes  y ciudadanos en general.


Denunciamos las situaciones de tensión extrema generada por las actuaciones policiales. En el caso concreto de la actuación del día 20 de febrero de 2012 en el centro de Valencia, los cordones policiales, las persecuciones, los cercos a personas inocentes que les dejaban  sin posibilidad de escapar, todo esto es absolutamente inadmisible en un país como España. La mayoría de los involucrados eran menores y no han ofrecido ningún tipo de resistencia, siendo los agentes de la policía quienes impedían disolver la manifestación manteniendo los cercos y las persecuciones en todo momento. La policía ha cargado en repetidas ocasiones, ha disparado pelotas de humo al aire y ha perseguido a los manifestantes ante la mirada atónita de los transeúntes (algunos de los cuales también han sufrido las cargas) practicando detenciones de forma aleatoria.


Ponemos de manifiesto la resistencia pasiva y la actitud pacífica de los manifestantes ante tales agresiones injustificadas que los cuerpos policiales llevan perpetuando durante 3 jornadas de protesta PACÍFICA.


Denunciamos que los cuerpos  de seguridad del Estado siguen un modelo de corte autoritario  y represivo, cargando contra toda clase de personas, ya sean menores, activistas, manifestantes o transeúntes que en ese momento se encontraban en el lugar de los hechos por casualidad.


Denunciamos la ausencia de la placa identificativa reglamentaria en los agentes de la policia en todas sus actuaciones, así como la negativa de todos ellos a proporcionarla cuando se les pide.


Por  todo ello exigimos la dimisión inmediata de la subdelegada del gobierno, Paula de León y del ministro del Interior, Jorge Fernández Díaz, así como de todo su gabinete y persona responsable de los sucesos ocurridos. Asimismo revindicamos el derecho de  manifestación y reunión libre, pacífica y sin coacción policial injustificada de ninguna clase.




Imagen vía EFE

Imagen vía EFE


La complicidad de los medios


Igualmente denunciable es la complicidad de gran parte de los medios de comunicación hacia esta política represiva, que lejos de denunciar el problema, ha tratado de justificarlo. Recurriendo al uso de “lo que no se nombra, no existe”, los medios siguen manipulando y  silenciando la legitimidad de las protestas de estos días.Tras un análisis de los principales medios de comunicación, se observa una clara intención de legitimar estas acciones represivas. Muchos de ellos hablan de “batalla entre manifestantes y policía”, de “carga contundente”, “estudiantes radicales” o “los manifestantes seguirán quemando las calles”. Incluso algún medio se atreve a comparar el caso de Valencia con los últimos acontecimientos de Grecia, intentando de este modo, criminalizar la causa de unas y otras. Una vez más, los principales medios de comunicación dan la espalda al pueblo y al derecho a la información veraz recogido en el artículo 20 de la Constitución, y responden a intereses políticos, institucionales y económicos. La información es uno de los requisitos mínimos de las sociedades libres y no debe ser una mercancía sometida a la oferta y la demanda y a los grandes intereses financieros, económicos y políticos


Incluso las trabajadoras de Radio Televisón Valenciana (RTVV), a través de su comité de empresa, denunciaron la “tergiversación de la información sobre las protestas”.



Streamings desde Valencia (podrían no estar operativos)


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Fotogracción: Represión en Valencia (en constante actualización)
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Periodismo Humano:




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La Información:


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Las Provincias:


Diario Crítico:


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233 Grados:




El Triangle:




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[bcn] Catalonian police protest for cuts | International Comission Barcelona

About 150 Mossos d’Esquadra catalan police have concentrated in Lleida on friday at the police station to protest cuts from the Government of the Generalitat, according to the SAP-UGT union, which organized the rally.
The protest, started at 17.00, agents have left the station to cut Paseo de Ronda street and then they have returned to the police station, where in the afternoon still remain a small group of agents.

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Catalan Police Occupy Against Cuts | Take The Square

About 150 Mossos d’Esquadra catalan police have concentrated in Lleida on friday at the police station to protest cuts from the Government of the Generalitat, according to the SAP-UGT union, which organized the rally.

The protest, started at 17.00, agents have left the station to cut Paseo de Ronda street and then they have returned to the police station, where in the afternoon still remain a small group of agents.

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