Spain
Plot by media, police, and capital to malign Pablo Iglesias exposed in Spain

Progressives across the world condemn the outrageous ways in which the corporate media/big-business nexus defames popular leaders and leftist parties

Melilla Massacre: How Spanish-Moroccan collusion left dozens of refugees dead

At least 37 African refugees were killed in Melilla on June 24 when security forces opened fire on them. Along with Spanish forces, Moroccan forces also participated in this operation.

NATO summit Spain Thousands take to streets against upcoming NATO summit in Madrid, Spain

Protesters claimed that NATO was responsible for various wars, from Yugoslavia to Libya, and is pushing for an arms race across the globe. They demanded that NATO be disbanded to ensure peace and stability in the world

Algeria-Spain relations over Western Sahara Algeria to suspend friendship treaty, imports from Spain over Western Sahara

Spain, a former colonial power, decided to recognize to support Morocco’s position on Western Sahara earlier this year going against its long-held stance of backing a UN-led referendum to decide the status of the territory

Spanish court summons Pompeo Spanish court summons Pompeo over rendition and assassination plot against Assange

The summons was served as per the petition filed by a lawyer representing Julian Assange in the Spanish court. This is as part of the ongoing case against private security firm UC Global for illegally spying on Assange while he was held in the Ecuadorian embassy in London

Protests erupt against Spanish government’s “betrayal” of Saharawi freedom

The Spanish government recently announced that it recognized Morocco’s plan to integrate Western Sahara as an autonomous territory within their country, going back on its longstanding commitment to push for a self-determination referendum

Workers Protest - Spain Working class sections across Spain protest cost of living crisis

The ongoing war in Ukraine has resulted in skyrocketing oil prices across Europe, including in Spain which was already witnessing high inflation, reportedly the highest in the last three decades

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