Despite a decision by Spain's electoral oversight body to ban public protests as voters head to the polls this weekend, tens of thousands of demonstrators continued to express their indignation over a deepening economic crisis.
AP - Tens of thousands of people are defying a pre-election ban on demonstrations and protesting unemployment in squares around Spain in defiance of an order to quit at midnight.
Our economic situation 'a disgrace' say young overqualified, underemployed Spaniards
Many protesters have said they were influenced by recent pro-democracy uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East and one popular chant is “Join us.”
Date created : 2011-05-20