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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

Interview Ástor García PCTE Spain ‘Under capitalism, there is no solution for COVID-19 crisis’

Interview with Ástor García from the Communist Party of the Workers of Spain (PCTE)

Spain workers COVID Spain prohibits firing of workers amid COVID-19 crisis

Spain has been reeling under the COVID-19 crisis and has now become the worst affected country in Europe after Italy. As of March 30, over 80,000 people had contracted COVID-19 in Spain, with over 6,800 deaths

Spain peace activists Peace activists protest docking of Saudi ship at Spain’s Sagunto port

Activists allege that the ship, Bahri Abha, is carrying weapons for use by Saudi Arabia in Yemen. Since 2015, the ship has transported military equipment worth €143 million on eight voyages from the United States to Saudi Arabia

Spain protest Spanish unions oppose court’s decision on dismissal of workers

In October, the Spanish Constitutional Court (STC) ruled in favor of terminating job contracts of workers based on leaves of absence, even if justified or availed intermittently

spain march against racism Hundreds of migrants march against racism in Spain

It united hundreds of migrants from across the globe who are living in Spain, under the banner ”We will not forget, we will not forgive. We demand compensations.”

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