Video: General Strike in Spain

Below is a video of scenes from Barcelona that witnessed the least peaceful parts of today’s nationwide general strike in Spain. In general, the protests were peaceful. Other links are below.

Here is a second video via the BBC with background information: General strike in Spain as debt rises

UPDATE: This third video is probably more representative of how the day truly was:

Also see:

When I see other more expansive coverage, I will post a link.


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