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March for Home Care - Spain Home care workers in Spain call for better wages and end of subcontracting

The committee of the General Confederation of Labor (CGT) in Andalusia has demanded recognition and adequate pay for home care workers and an end to privatization and subcontracting of services

Anti-Vox protest Spain Protests erupt against homophobic proposals by far-right Vox party

A homophobic proposal by the far-right Vox party to repeal pro-LGBTIQ laws in the Madrid Autonomous Community was rejected in the Madrid assembly

Anti-fascist rally in Madrid commemorates 14th anniversary of Carlos Palomino’s martyrdom

16-year-old Carlos Palomino Munoz was stabbed and killed on a train by Josué Estébanez de la Hija, who was on his way to attend a rally organized by the extremist National Democracy party. Carlos himself was heading to a counter-rally

Progressives in Spain protest Colombian president Ivan Duque’s visit to Madrid

Under Ivan Duque’s right-wing government, paramilitary violence and the humanitarian crisis escalated in Colombia, marked by the systematic murders of political activists, trade unionists, environmentalists, peasants, and Indigenous and Black people

Polisario Front chief leaves Spain after top court rejects pleas for his arrest

The Polisario Front, which is fighting for independence of Western Sahara from Morocco, claimed that allegations of war crimes against chief Brahim Ghali are Morocco’s attempts to discredit the movement

Pensioners Protest-Spain Pensioners in Spain mobilize in defense of social security

Pensioners and other working class sections protested the privatization of pensions and proposed cuts in social security. The State Coordinator for the Defense of the Public Pension System (COESPE) also demanded an independent audit of the social security funds

Thousands of migrants sent back by Spain

Over the past week, thousands of migrants who arrived at the Spanish enclave of Ceuta from Morocco were repressed and forced back. Spanish security personnel used metal batons and smoke bombs at them

Moroccan migrants in Spain Spain cracks down on migrants after mass border crossing

The migrants were intercepted by Spanish security personnel patrolling the borders and at least 5,600 were sent back to Morocco by May 19. Meanwhile, hundreds of unaccompanied migrant children remain stranded in the Spanish enclave of Ceuta

90 years of the proclamation of the Second Spanish Republic

Groups including the Communist Party of the Peoples of Spain (PCPE), Communist Youth of Peoples of Spain (JCPE), Red Roja, Communist Initiative and Workers Front (FO) participated in the mobilization on Wednesday.

Progressives call to end monarchy on the 90th anniversary of the Second Spanish Republic

90 years ago, on April 14, 1931, republican forces in Spain proclaimed the Second Spanish Republic by ousting the Monarch Alphonso XIII. Later, the Second Spanish Republic was sabotaged by right-wing groups under the leadership of General Francisco Franco.

Protest for health-Spain Progressives mobilize across Spain to protest privatization of healthcare

The protesters demanded strengthening of the public health sector through increased investments and the repeal of laws allowing privatization of health care 

Protests demanding the release of Pablo Hasel gain momentum in Spain

Since 2011, Hasel has been accused in several cases including for allegedly ‘praising communist leaders’ and ‘terrorist groups’ in his work and tweets.

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