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[Content Note: Violence; police brutality.]

image of protestors in Spain standing the doorway of a shop, raising their hands in the air and shouting
Protesters react during a demonstration organised by Spain's "Indignant" protesters in Madrid. Spanish riot police fired rubber bullets and baton-charged protesters as thousands rallied near parliament in Madrid in anger at the government's handling of the economic crisis. [Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP/GettyImages—via]
image of protestors in Spain cringing away from a police officer who is wielding a baton threateningly
Protesters clash with riot police during a demonstration organized by Spain's "Indignant" protesters to decry an economic crisis they say has "kidnapped" democracy in Madrid on Sept. 25, 2012. [Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP/GettyImages—via]
Related Reading: AP: Spain Counts Cost of Anti-Austerity Protest.

AFP: Spain Police Block Protesters' Access to Parliament.

Reuters: Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy Says All Must Sacrifice.

Also at Reuters: Spain to Keep Freeze on Civil Servant Wages in 2013 Budget.

The Guardian: The Shape of Modern Spain Is Being Questioned.

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