Javier Barbancho

Protesters against COVID-19 restrictions clash with police in Spanish cities

01 Nov 2020

MADRID Spain's prime minister on Saturday condemned a series of violent protests in cities across the country against restrictions imposed to curb the surge of COVID-19 after a six-month state of emergency came into effect this week.

Protesters say localised lockdowns in Madrid discriminate against poor

21 Sep 2020

MADRID Protesters in some poorer areas of Madrid that are facing lockdown to stem a soaring COVID-19 infection rate took to the streets on Sunday to call for better health provisions, complaining of discrimination by the authorities.

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