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The view from the rooftops.
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
16 Nov 2012

Riot police stood in lines separating the more than an estimated 10,000 people gathered at Husseini Mosque after Friday prayer in downtown Amman, Jordan, from the small group of regime loyalists. Demonstrators called for reform and the fall of King Abdullah II, an unprecedented public display of dissent that is punishable by jail.

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Police Position
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
16 Nov 2012

Riot police talk as they arrange themselves in lines, acting as human barricades to hold the more than 10,000 demonstrators who gathered after Friday prayer on November 16, calling for government reform and an unprecedented display of public dissent against the King, chanting slogans such as that he should "reform or leave."

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Calling for Peace and Strikes.
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
16 Nov 2012

More than an estimated 10,000 people gathered at Husseini Mosque in downtown Amman, Jordan, calling for reform and the fall of King Abdullah II. Two men hold signs calling for peace and a general strike on Friday.

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Police Stand Strong
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
16 Nov 2012

Hundreds of riot police numbered among the estimated 10,000 people gathered at Husseini Mosque in downtown Amman, Jordan, calling for reform and the fall of King Abdullah II. There were no serious clashes between demonstrators and police.

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JORDANIAN ARAB SPRING, 16 NOV
Amman, Jordan
By Mais Istanbuli
16 Nov 2012

More than an estimated 10,000 people gathered at Husseini Mosque after Friday prayer in downtown Amman, Jordan, calling for reform and the fall of King Abdullah II on November 16. The crowd was a mix of groups and ages, with Islamists, leftists and activists from youth movements numbering among them.

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General Strike, Protests In Barcelona...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
15 Nov 2012

Firefighters extinguish a fire in a police car started during the riots.
Shops were closed throughout the day in conjunction with a massive strike in Spain; the main economic sectors closed including transportation, trade and industry. Earlier in the morning picketers gathered in front of businesses.

Los Bomberos apagan el fuego de un coche de policia incendiado durante los disturbios.
Seguimiento masivo de la huelga General en España. Hoy los principales sectores economicos se han paralizado: el transporte, el comercio y la industria.
Por la mañana se han formado numerosos piquetes informativos delante de las empresas.

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General Strike, Protests In Barcelona...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
15 Nov 2012

Shops were closed throughout the day in conjunction with a massive strike in Spain; the main economic sectors closed including transportation, trade and industry. Earlier in the morning picketers gathered in front of businesses.

Seguimiento masivo de la huelga General en España. Hoy los principales sectores economicos se han paralizado: el transporte, el comercio y la industria.
Por la mañana se han formado numerosos piquetes informativos delante de las empresas.

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14 November, General strike in Spain ...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
14 Nov 2012

General strike day in Spain.
Massive general strike in Spain are wrapping up. Today, the main economic sectors have stalled; transportation, trade, and industry.
In the morning there were Picket lines in front of major companies with the largest ones in front of the famous shopping mall "El Corte Ingles".

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14 November, General strike in Spain ...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
14 Nov 2012

General strike day in Spain.
Massive general strike in Spain are wrapping up. Today, the main economic sectors have stalled; transportation, trade, and industry.
In the morning there were Picket lines in front of major companies with the largest ones in front of the famous shopping mall "El Corte Ingles".

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14 November, General strike in Spain ...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
14 Nov 2012

General strike day in Spain.
Massive general strike in Spain are wrapping up. Today, the main economic sectors have stalled; transportation, trade, and industry.
In the morning there were Picket lines in front of major companies with the largest ones in front of the famous shopping mall "El Corte Ingles".

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General Strike, Protests In Barcelona...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
14 Nov 2012

At the end of the day protests sparked skirmishes that spread through the center of Barcelona.

Al final del dia sean provocado disturbios en un de las manifestaciones que han transcurido por el centro de Barcelona.

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General Strike, Protests In Barcelona...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
14 Nov 2012

Shops were closed throughout the day in conjunction with a massive strike in Spain; the main economic sectors closed including transportation, trade and industry. Earlier in the morning picketers gathered in front of businesses.

Momento de los disturbios
Seguimiento masivo de la huelga General en España. Hoy los principales sectores economicos se han paralizado: el transporte, el comercio y la industria.
Por la mañana se han formado numerosos piquetes informativos delante de las empresas.

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General Strike, Protests In Barcelona...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
14 Nov 2012

Protest called for by the major unions.
Shops were closed throughout the day in conjunction with a massive strike in Spain; the main economic sectors closed including transportation, trade and industry. Earlier in the morning picketers gathered in front of businesses.

Manifestacion convocada por los sidicatos mayoritarios.S eguimiento masivo de la huelga General en España. Hoy los principales sectores economicos se han paralizado: el transporte, el comercio y la industria.
Por la mañana se han formado numerosos piquetes informativos delante de las empresas.

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General Strike, Protests In Barcelona...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
14 Nov 2012

Leading Spain on strike.
Shops were closed throughout the day in conjunction with a massive strike in Spain; the main economic sectors closed including transportation, trade and industry. Earlier in the morning picketers gathered in front of businesses.

Cabecera de la manifestación de la jornada de huelga.
Seguimiento masivo de la huelga General en España. Hoy los principales sectores economicos se han paralizado: el transporte, el comercio y la industria.
Por la mañana se han formado numerosos piquetes informativos delante de las empresas.

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General Strike, Protests In Barcelona...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
14 Nov 2012

Shops were closed throughout the day in conjunction with a massive strike in Spain; the main economic sectors closed including transportation, trade and industry. Earlier in the morning picketers gathered in front of businesses.

Comercios cerrados a sido la tónica de toda la jornada.
Seguimiento masivo de la huelga General en España. Hoy los principales sectores economicos se han paralizado: el transporte, el comercio y la industria.
Por la mañana se han formado numerosos piquetes informativos delante de las empresas.

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General Strike, Protests In Barcelona...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
14 Nov 2012

Skirmishes in the center of Barcelona.
Shops were closed throughout the day in conjunction with a massive strike in Spain; the main economic sectors closed including transportation, trade and industry. Earlier in the morning picketers gathered in front of businesses.

Disturbios por el centro de Barcelona.
Seguimiento masivo de la huelga General en España. Hoy los principales sectores economicos se han paralizado: el transporte, el comercio y la industria.
Por la mañana se han formado numerosos piquetes informativos delante de las empresas.

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14 November, General strike in Spain ...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
14 Nov 2012

General strike day in Spain.
Massive general strike in Spain are wrapping up. Today, the main economic sectors have stalled; transportation, trade, and industry.
In the morning there were Picket lines in front of major companies with the largest ones in front of the famous shopping mall "El Corte Ingles".

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14 November, General strike in Spain ...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
14 Nov 2012

General strike day in Spain.
Massive general strike in Spain are wrapping up. Today, the main economic sectors have stalled; transportation, trade, and industry.
In the morning there were Picket lines in front of major companies with the largest ones in front of the famous shopping mall "El Corte Ingles".

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14 November, General strike in Spain ...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
14 Nov 2012

General strike day in Spain.
Massive general strike in Spain are wrapping up. Today, the main economic sectors have stalled; transportation, trade, and industry.
In the morning there were Picket lines in front of major companies with the largest ones in front of the famous shopping mall "El Corte Ingles".

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14 November, General strike in Spain ...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
14 Nov 2012

General strike day in Spain.
Massive general strike in Spain are wrapping up. Today, the main economic sectors have stalled; transportation, trade, and industry.
In the morning there were Picket lines in front of major companies with the largest ones in front of the famous shopping mall "El Corte Ingles".

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14 November, General strike in Spain ...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
14 Nov 2012

General strike day in Spain.
Massive general strike in Spain are wrapping up. Today, the main economic sectors have stalled; transportation, trade, and industry.
In the morning there were Picket lines in front of major companies with the largest ones in front of the famous shopping mall "El Corte Ingles".

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General Strike, Protests In Barcelona...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
14 Nov 2012

Shops were closed throughout the day in conjunction with a massive strike in Spain; the main economic sectors closed including transportation, trade and industry. Earlier in the morning picketers gathered in front of businesses.

Disturbios durante la manifestacion convocada Por entidades anarquistas.
Seguimiento masivo de la huelga General en España. Hoy los principales sectores economicos se han paralizado: el transporte, el comercio y la industria.
Por la mañana se han formado numerosos piquetes informativos delante de las empresas.

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14 November, General strike in Spain ...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
14 Nov 2012

General strike day in Spain.
Massive general strike in Spain are wrapping up. Today, the main economic sectors have stalled; transportation, trade, and industry.
In the morning there were Picket lines in front of major companies with the largest ones in front of the famous shopping mall "El Corte Ingles".

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14 November, General strike in Spain ...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
14 Nov 2012

General strike day in Spain.
Massive general strike in Spain are wrapping up. Today, the main economic sectors have stalled; transportation, trade, and industry.
In the morning there were Picket lines in front of major companies with the largest ones in front of the famous shopping mall "El Corte Ingles".

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GENERAL STRIKE IN SPAIN, 14 Nov
Barcelona, Spain
By Mais Istanbuli
13 Nov 2012

General strike day in Spain.
Massive general strike in Spain are wrapping up. Today, the main economic sectors have stalled; transportation, trade, and industry.
In the morning there were Picket lines in front of major companies with the largest ones in front of the famous shopping mall "El Corte Ingles".

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Egyptian Doctors Strike, Hold Symboli...
Cairo, Egypt
By U.S. Editor
08 Nov 2012

Hundreds of Egyptian doctors marched on Thursday, November 8, from Omar Makram Mosque in Tahrir Square to the Egyptian State TV Building (Maspero), holding a symbolic funeral for the Ministry of Health as part of their ongoing strike calling for healthcare reforms.
On the 39th day of their strike the protesting doctors wore black clothes, holding in their hands white coats to represent coffins.
They shouted slogans and raised banners demanding social justice and better hospital security.
Their major demands include an increase of healthcare share in the general budget to 15%, better health services, increased security at health facilities and higher pay.
SOUNDBITE 1 (Arabic) – Mohamed Abdel-Sattar, a striking doctor:
“We decided today to hold a symbolic march entitled ‘the funeral of Egyptian healthcare’ due to the Health Ministry’s disregard of the strike’s three legitimate demands: to increase the healthcare budget, to increase security at hospitals and to implement the cadre of doctors within three years, not now. We want to live a decent life like everyone.”

SOUNDBITE 2 (Arabic) – Amr Shura, media coordinator of the doctors’ strike committee:
“Today is the 39th day of the doctors’ strike. We tried everything. We held marches, protests, marches, etc. We’re not required to provide solutions but we did. However, there was no response. Today, we tell the health minister that he’s failed.”

A number of political forces voiced support for the mock funeral procession of the striking doctors, protesting against alleged deteriorating healthcare and negligent government.
The doctors threatened to escalate the situation if their demands are not met.
The April 6 Youth Movement, Revolutionary Socialists, National Front for Justice and Democracy and Youth for Freedom and Justice are among the forces taking part in the march.
The doctors’ partial strike started on October 1 after being approved on September 21 at a Doctors Syndicate emergency general assembly meeting.

Local News Agency: Middle East Bureau / VCS
Shooting Dateline: November 8, 2012
Shooting Location: Cairo, Egypt
Publishing Time: November 8, 2012
Length: 0:02:17
Video Size: 113 MB
Language: Arabic
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SHOTLIST:

  1. Wide shot of protesting doctors marching from Omar Makram Mosque near Tahrir square to the State TV Building “Maspero”, raising banners
  2. Wide shot of protesting doctors wearing black clothes and holding their coats representing symbolic coffins
  3. Various shots of protesting doctors marching, raising banners
  4. Various shots of protestors shouting marching, shouting statements against the
  5. Close up shot of one of the protestors raising a banner against the Health Ministry
  6. SOUNDBITE 1 (Arabic) – Mohamed Abdel-Sattar, a striking doctor:
    “We decided today to hold a symbolic march entitled ‘the funeral of the Egyptian healthcare’ due to the Health Ministry’s disregard of the strike’s three legitimate demands: to increase the healthcare budget, to increase security at hospitals and to implement the cadre of doctors within three years, not now. We want to live a decent life like everyone.”
  7. SOUNDBITE 2 (Arabic) – Amr Shura, media coordinator of the doctors’ strike committee:
    “Today is the 39th day of the doctors’ strike. We tried everything. We held marches, protests, marches, etc. We’re not required to provide solutions but we did. However, there was no response. Today, we bring tell the health minister that he’s failed.”
  8. Various shots of protesting doctors shouting statements calling for increase in the budget of the Health Ministry
  9. Wide shot of the symbolic coffin of the Health Ministry on the ground while protestors standing wearing black clothes and raising banners
  10. Various shots of protestors shouting statements against the Health Ministry
  11. Various shots of protestors raising banners condemning the system of the Ministry of Health
  12. Wide shot of the symbolic coffin of the Health Ministry
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Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
31 Oct 2012

Vandalism in the Zara store in Barcelona.
October 31, 2012, Barcelona, Spain. The CGT and CNT anarchist labor unions called a 24 hour strike. The day of action is in defense of public services and a protest against social cuts and unemployment. They also complain that salaries in Spain are the lowest in Europe while the unemployment rate is the highest: it is over the 25% of the population and in the case of young people under the age of 25 the rate goes up to 52%. Considering this economic context they also criticize the rising taxes such as the VAT.

The protests started at noon in Plaza de Catalunya. From there people went to places like the AppStore in Plaza de Catalunya and the FNAC. After, they went into a Zara store. There was a tense moment as one of the approximately 300 protesters had taken a mannequin and had thrown items on the floor of the store. The people that caused the accident were a group of fifty hooded individuals; CGT claims not to be involved.

Actos vandálicos en la tienda Zara de Barcelona.
31 de Octubre 2012, Barcelona, Spain. Los sindicatos Anarquistas CGT y CNT convocaron una huelga de 24 horas. La jornada de lucha se hace en protesta contra los recortes sociales, el paro y en defensa de los servicios públicos. Además, denuncian que los sueldos son los más bajos de Europa y el índice de paro, el más alto, ya que supera el 25% de la población y en el caso de los jóvenes menores de 25 años es del 52%. Con todo este contexto económico, critican la subida de impuestos como el IVA.
Las protestas de esta jornada han comenzado a mediodía en la plaza de Catalunya. Desde allí se dirigieron a establecimientos como la AppStore de la plaza de Cataluña y también la FNAC. Después han ido a una tienda de Zara, donde se han vivido algunos momentos de tensión cuando algunos de los cerca de 300 manifestantes han tomado un maniquí y han lanzado por tierra algunas prendas del establecimiento. Los autores del incidente han sido un grupo de una cincuentena de personas encapuchadas de las cuales la CGT se ha desmarcado totalmente.

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Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
31 Oct 2012

Vandalism in the Zara store in Barcelona.
October 31, 2012, Barcelona, Spain. The CGT and CNT anarchist labor unions called a 24 hour strike. The day of action is in defense of public services and a protest against social cuts and unemployment. They also complain that salaries in Spain are the lowest in Europe while the unemployment rate is the highest: it is over the 25% of the population and in the case of young people under the age of 25 the rate goes up to 52%. Considering this economic context they also criticize the rising taxes such as the VAT.

The protests started at noon in Plaza de Catalunya. From there people went to places like the AppStore in Plaza de Catalunya and the FNAC. After, they went into a Zara store. There was a tense moment as one of the approximately 300 protesters had taken a mannequin and had thrown items on the floor of the store. The people that caused the accident were a group of fifty hooded individuals; CGT claims not to be involved.

Actos vandálicos en la tienda Zara de Barcelona
31 de Octubre 2012, Barcelona, Spain. Los sindicatos Anarquistas CGT y CNT convocaron una huelga de 24 horas. La jornada de lucha se hace en protesta contra los recortes sociales, el paro y en defensa de los servicios públicos. Además, denuncian que los sueldos son los más bajos de Europa y el índice de paro, el más alto, ya que supera el 25% de la población y en el caso de los jóvenes menores de 25 años es del 52%. Con todo este contexto económico, critican la subida de impuestos como el IVA.
Las protestas de esta jornada han comenzado a mediodía en la plaza de Catalunya. Desde allí se dirigieron a establecimientos como la AppStore de la plaza de Cataluña y también la FNAC. Después han ido a una tienda de Zara, donde se han vivido algunos momentos de tensión cuando algunos de los cerca de 300 manifestantes han tomado un maniquí y han lanzado por tierra algunas prendas del establecimiento. Los autores del incidente han sido un grupo de una cincuentena de personas encapuchadas de las cuales la CGT se ha desmarcado totalmente.

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Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
31 Oct 2012

October 31, 2012, Barcelona, Spain. The CGT and CNT anarchist labor unions called a 24 hour strike. The day of action is in defense of public services and a protest against social cuts and unemployment. They also complain that salaries in Spain are the lowest in Europe while the unemployment rate is the highest: it is over the 25% of the population and in the case of young people under the age of 25 the rate goes up to 52%. Considering this economic context they also criticize the rising taxes such as the VAT.

The protests started at noon in Plaza de Catalunya. From there people went to places like the AppStore in Plaza de Catalunya and the FNAC. After, they went into a Zara store. There was a tense moment as one of the approximately 300 protesters had taken a mannequin and had thrown items on the floor of the store. The people that caused the accident were a group of fifty hooded individuals; CGT claims not to be involved.

31 de Octubre 2012, Barcelona, Spain. Los sindicatos Anarquistas CGT y CNT convocaron una huelga de 24 horas. La jornada de lucha se hace en protesta contra los recortes sociales, el paro y en defensa de los servicios públicos. Además, denuncian que los sueldos son los más bajos de Europa y el índice de paro, el más alto, ya que supera el 25% de la población y en el caso de los jóvenes menores de 25 años es del 52%. Con todo este contexto económico, critican la subida de impuestos como el IVA.
Las protestas de esta jornada han comenzado a mediodía en la plaza de Catalunya. Desde allí se dirigieron a establecimientos como la AppStore de la plaza de Cataluña y también la FNAC. Después han ido a una tienda de Zara, donde se han vivido algunos momentos de tensión cuando algunos de los cerca de 300 manifestantes han tomado un maniquí y han lanzado por tierra algunas prendas del establecimiento. Los autores del incidente han sido un grupo de una cincuentena de personas encapuchadas de las cuales la CGT se ha desmarcado totalmente.

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Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
31 Oct 2012

October 31, 2012, Barcelona, Spain. The CGT and CNT anarchist labor unions called a 24 hour strike. The day of action is in defense of public services and a protest against social cuts and unemployment. They also complain that salaries in Spain are the lowest in Europe while the unemployment rate is the highest: it is over the 25% of the population and in the case of young people under the age of 25 the rate goes up to 52%. Considering this economic context they also criticize the rising taxes such as the VAT.

The protests started at noon in Plaza de Catalunya. From there people went to places like the AppStore in Plaza de Catalunya and the FNAC. After, they went into a Zara store. There was a tense moment as one of the approximately 300 protesters had taken a mannequin and had thrown items on the floor of the store. The people that caused the accident were a group of fifty hooded individuals; CGT claims not to be involved.

Informational picket CNT union in the Apple Store.
31 de Octubre 2012, Barcelona, Spain. Los sindicatos Anarquistas CGT y CNT convocaron una huelga de 24 horas. La jornada de lucha se hace en protesta contra los recortes sociales, el paro y en defensa de los servicios públicos. Además, denuncian que los sueldos son los más bajos de Europa y el índice de paro, el más alto, ya que supera el 25% de la población y en el caso de los jóvenes menores de 25 años es del 52%. Con todo este contexto económico, critican la subida de impuestos como el IVA.
Las protestas de esta jornada han comenzado a mediodía en la plaza de Catalunya. Desde allí se dirigieron a establecimientos como la AppStore de la plaza de Cataluña y también la FNAC. Después han ido a una tienda de Zara, donde se han vivido algunos momentos de tensión cuando algunos de los cerca de 300 manifestantes han tomado un maniquí y han lanzado por tierra algunas prendas del establecimiento. Los autores del incidente han sido un grupo de una cincuentena de personas encapuchadas de las cuales la CGT se ha desmarcado totalmente.

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Anarchist Labor Unions Call Strike (3...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
31 Oct 2012

October 31, 2012, Barcelona, Spain. The CGT and CNT anarchist labor unions called a 24 hour strike. The day of action is in defense of public services and a protest against social cuts and unemployment. They also complain that salaries in Spain are the lowest in Europe while the unemployment rate is the highest: it is over the 25% of the population and in the case of young people under the age of 25 the rate goes up to 52%. Considering this economic context they also criticize the rising taxes such as the VAT.

The protests started at noon in Plaza de Catalunya. From there people went to places like the AppStore in Plaza de Catalunya and the FNAC. After, they went into a Zara store. There was a tense moment as one of the approximately 300 protesters had taken a mannequin and had thrown items on the floor of the store. The people that caused the accident were a group of fifty hooded individuals; CGT claims not to be involved.

31 de Octubre 2012, Barcelona, Spain. Los sindicatos Anarquistas CGT y CNT convocaron una huelga de 24 horas. La jornada de lucha se hace en protesta contra los recortes sociales, el paro y en defensa de los servicios públicos. Además, denuncian que los sueldos son los más bajos de Europa y el índice de paro, el más alto, ya que supera el 25% de la población y en el caso de los jóvenes menores de 25 años es del 52%. Con todo este contexto económico, critican la subida de impuestos como el IVA.
Las protestas de esta jornada han comenzado a mediodía en la plaza de Catalunya. Desde allí se dirigieron a establecimientos como la AppStore de la plaza de Cataluña y también la FNAC. Después han ido a una tienda de Zara, donde se han vivido algunos momentos de tensión cuando algunos de los cerca de 300 manifestantes han tomado un maniquí y han lanzado por tierra algunas prendas del establecimiento. Los autores del incidente han sido un grupo de una cincuentena de personas encapuchadas de las cuales la CGT se ha desmarcado totalmente.

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Anarchist Labor Unions Call Strike (4...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
31 Oct 2012

October 31, 2012, Barcelona, Spain. The CGT and CNT anarchist labor unions called a 24 hour strike. The day of action is in defense of public services and a protest against social cuts and unemployment. They also complain that salaries in Spain are the lowest in Europe while the unemployment rate is the highest: it is over the 25% of the population and in the case of young people under the age of 25 the rate goes up to 52%. Considering this economic context they also criticize the rising taxes such as the VAT.

The protests started at noon in Plaza de Catalunya. From there people went to places like the AppStore in Plaza de Catalunya and the FNAC. After, they went into a Zara store. There was a tense moment as one of the approximately 300 protesters had taken a mannequin and had thrown items on the floor of the store. The people that caused the accident were a group of fifty hooded individuals; CGT claims not to be involved.

31 de Octubre 2012, Barcelona, Spain. Los sindicatos Anarquistas CGT y CNT convocaron una huelga de 24 horas. La jornada de lucha se hace en protesta contra los recortes sociales, el paro y en defensa de los servicios públicos. Además, denuncian que los sueldos son los más bajos de Europa y el índice de paro, el más alto, ya que supera el 25% de la población y en el caso de los jóvenes menores de 25 años es del 52%. Con todo este contexto económico, critican la subida de impuestos como el IVA.
Las protestas de esta jornada han comenzado a mediodía en la plaza de Catalunya. Desde allí se dirigieron a establecimientos como la AppStore de la plaza de Cataluña y también la FNAC. Después han ido a una tienda de Zara, donde se han vivido algunos momentos de tensión cuando algunos de los cerca de 300 manifestantes han tomado un maniquí y han lanzado por tierra algunas prendas del establecimiento. Los autores del incidente han sido un grupo de una cincuentena de personas encapuchadas de las cuales la CGT se ha desmarcado totalmente.

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Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
31 Oct 2012

October 31, 2012, Barcelona, Spain. The CGT and CNT anarchist labor unions called a 24 hour strike. The day of action is in defense of public services and a protest against social cuts and unemployment. They also complain that salaries in Spain are the lowest in Europe while the unemployment rate is the highest: it is over the 25% of the population and in the case of young people under the age of 25 the rate goes up to 52%. Considering this economic context they also criticize the rising taxes such as the VAT.

The protests started at noon in Plaza de Catalunya. From there people went to places like the AppStore in Plaza de Catalunya and the FNAC. After, they went into a Zara store. There was a tense moment as one of the approximately 300 protesters had taken a mannequin and had thrown items on the floor of the store. The people that caused the accident were a group of fifty hooded individuals; CGT claims not to be involved.

31 de Octubre 2012, Barcelona, Spain. Los sindicatos Anarquistas CGT y CNT convocaron una huelga de 24 horas. La jornada de lucha se hace en protesta contra los recortes sociales, el paro y en defensa de los servicios públicos. Además, denuncian que los sueldos son los más bajos de Europa y el índice de paro, el más alto, ya que supera el 25% de la población y en el caso de los jóvenes menores de 25 años es del 52%. Con todo este contexto económico, critican la subida de impuestos como el IVA.
Las protestas de esta jornada han comenzado a mediodía en la plaza de Catalunya. Desde allí se dirigieron a establecimientos como la AppStore de la plaza de Cataluña y también la FNAC. Después han ido a una tienda de Zara, donde se han vivido algunos momentos de tensión cuando algunos de los cerca de 300 manifestantes han tomado un maniquí y han lanzado por tierra algunas prendas del establecimiento. Los autores del incidente han sido un grupo de una cincuentena de personas encapuchadas de las cuales la CGT se ha desmarcado totalmente.

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Students on strike ( part 1 of 8 )
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
11 Oct 2012

Students protest in front of the Chemistry Faculty.
Barcelona, Spain. Students demonstrating during the day of strike at universities, against staff reduction, the exaggerated price of registration fees and finally against the attacks to their basic rights for education.
The university strike called for Thursday has caused demonstrations for students beginning in early morning. A group of students cut off the main access roads to the city, some picket lines were formed at the doorstep of some faculties near the center of the UB and its Faculty of Chemistry in Avenida Diagonal. According to the police, 3500 people have participated at the demonstartion.

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Students on strike ( part 2 of 8 )
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
11 Oct 2012

Students protest in front of the Chemistry Faculty.
Barcelona, Spain. Students demonstrating during the day of strike at universities, against staff reduction, the exaggerated price of registration fees and finally against the attacks to their basic rights for education.
The university strike called for Thursday has caused demonstrations for students beginning in early morning. A group of students cut off the main access roads to the city, some picket lines were formed at the doorstep of some faculties near the center of the UB and its Faculty of Chemistry in Avenida Diagonal. According to the police, 3500 people have participated at the demonstartion.

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Students on strike ( part 3 of 8 )
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
11 Oct 2012

Students protest in front of the Chemistry Faculty.
Barcelona, Spain. Students demonstrating during the day of strike at universities, against staff reduction, the exaggerated price of registration fees and finally against the attacks to their basic rights for education.
The university strike called for Thursday has caused demonstrations for students beginning in early morning. A group of students cut off the main access roads to the city, some picket lines were formed at the doorstep of some faculties near the center of the UB and its Faculty of Chemistry in Avenida Diagonal. According to the police, 3500 people have participated at the demonstartion.

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Students on strike ( part 4 of 8 )
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
11 Oct 2012

Students protest in front of the Chemistry Faculty.
Barcelona, Spain. Students demonstrating during the day of strike at universities, against staff reduction, the exaggerated price of registration fees and finally against the attacks to their basic rights for education.
The university strike called for Thursday has caused demonstrations for students beginning in early morning. A group of students cut off the main access roads to the city, some picket lines were formed at the doorstep of some faculties near the center of the UB and its Faculty of Chemistry in Avenida Diagonal. According to the police, 3500 people have participated at the demonstartion.

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Students on strike ( part 5 of 8 )
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
11 Oct 2012

Students protest in front of the Chemistry Faculty.
Barcelona, Spain. Students demonstrating during the day of strike at universities, against staff reduction, the exaggerated price of registration fees and finally against the attacks to their basic rights for education.
The university strike called for Thursday has caused demonstrations for students beginning in early morning. A group of students cut off the main access roads to the city, some picket lines were formed at the doorstep of some faculties near the center of the UB and its Faculty of Chemistry in Avenida Diagonal. According to the police, 3500 people have participated at the demonstartion.

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Students on strike ( part 6 of 8 )
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
11 Oct 2012

Students protest in front of the Chemistry Faculty.
Barcelona, Spain. Students demonstrating during the day of strike at universities, against staff reduction, the exaggerated price of registration fees and finally against the attacks to their basic rights for education.
The university strike called for Thursday has caused demonstrations for students beginning in early morning. A group of students cut off the main access roads to the city, some picket lines were formed at the doorstep of some faculties near the center of the UB and its Faculty of Chemistry in Avenida Diagonal. According to the police, 3500 people have participated at the demonstartion.

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Students on strike ( part 7 of 8 )
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
11 Oct 2012

Students protest in front of the Chemistry Faculty.
Barcelona, Spain. Students demonstrating during the day of strike at universities, against staff reduction, the exaggerated price of registration fees and finally against the attacks to their basic rights for education.
The university strike called for Thursday has caused demonstrations for students beginning in early morning. A group of students cut off the main access roads to the city, some picket lines were formed at the doorstep of some faculties near the center of the UB and its Faculty of Chemistry in Avenida Diagonal. According to the police, 3500 people have participated at the demonstartion.