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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.

Police arrest Spanish rapper Pablo Hasel

The Spanish national court served a notice to rapper Pablo Hasel in January asking him to surrender within ten days to face imprisonment. Hasel was convicted on charges of “glorifying terrorism, insulting the crown and state institutions” and faces a two-year prison term.

Pablo Hasel Spain Protests take place in Spain against persecution of rapper Pablo Hasel 

The Spanish national court served a notice to Hasel last week asking him to surrender within ten days to face imprisonment. Hasel was convicted on charges of “glorifying terrorism, insulting the crown and state institutions”, and faces a two-year prison term

Alcoa Workers Protest-Spain Workers of Alcoa’s San Ciprian plant in Spain start indefinite strike

US-based aluminium giant Alcoa has decided to close down its San Ciprian smelter. The company’s sale negotiations with the UK-based Liberty group also failed last week

In Spain, Galician nationalists make strong comeback in regional polls

The left-wing Galician Nationalist Bloc made a strong comeback in the Galician regional polls held on July 12, increasing its previous tally of 6 seats to 19 seats

Daniel Gallardo and the Spanish walls

Daniel Gallardo was arrested on October 17, 2019 when he was participating in a solidarity rally with Catalan political prisoners

Spanish Nissan workers resist company’s plans to shut down Barcelona plants

These closures will affect around 3,000 direct jobs and 25,000 indirect jobs dependent on Nissan’s operations.

Workers demonstrations-Spain Working class demonstrates in Spain for a social emergency plan

The demonstrators demanded the protection of workers’ rights and for an urgent social emergency plan to tackle the COVID-19 crisis

Far-right rallies against lockdown in Spain met with resistance

Right-wing groups including the Vox and Francoists have organized rallies across Spain protesting the lockdown

Basque political prisoners Spain In Spain, demands for ensuring safety of Basque political prisoners

Patxi Ruiz, a political prisoner belonging to the Basque ethnicity in Spain, started a hunger strike in the Murcia II prison where he is being held to protest harassment and threats by the jail authorities

Spain Eviction in Madrid Progressive sections in Madrid protest evictions at La Ingobernable social center

La Ingobernable is a platform of feminists, environmentalists and anarchists running a series of self-managed social centers in central Madrid. The Madrid committees of Izquierda Unida (IU) and the Communist Party of Spain (PCE) have condemned their eviction during the lockdown

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