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Barcelona Protests Healthcare Cuts (8...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
11 Nov 2012

Approximately a thousand people, medics and healthcare practitioners gathered to demonstrate Sunday, 11 November, in the center of Barcelona, in defense of the public health services system. The protest was organized by the Platform For The Right To Health around the motto, "If you rob us of our health, you take our lives!" The protesters are against the implementation of copayment for drugs and services and the privatization of the Catalan healthcare system.

Un millar de personas la mayoria médicos y facultativos se han manifestado este domingo por el centro de Barcelona en defensa del sistema sanitario público y contra los recortes en salud. La protesta, convocada por la Plataforma por el Derecho a la Salud y bajo el lema 'Si nos roban la sanidad nos cortan la vida!'. Las principales reivindicaciones son contra la aplicación del copago de los medicamentos y servicios y la exigencia de parar el proceso de privatizar la sanidad catalana.

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Barcelona Protests Healthcare Cuts (7...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
11 Nov 2012

Approximately a thousand people, medics and healthcare practitioners gathered to demonstrate Sunday, 11 November, in the center of Barcelona, in defense of the public health services system. The protest was organized by the Platform For The Right To Health around the motto, "If you rob us of our health, you take our lives!" The protesters are against the implementation of copayment for drugs and services and the privatization of the Catalan healthcare system.

Un millar de personas la mayoria médicos y facultativos se han manifestado este domingo por el centro de Barcelona en defensa del sistema sanitario público y contra los recortes en salud. La protesta, convocada por la Plataforma por el Derecho a la Salud y bajo el lema 'Si nos roban la sanidad nos cortan la vida!'. Las principales reivindicaciones son contra la aplicación del copago de los medicamentos y servicios y la exigencia de parar el proceso de privatizar la sanidad catalana.

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Barcelona Protests Healthcare Cuts (4...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
11 Nov 2012

Approximately a thousand people, medics and healthcare practitioners gathered to demonstrate Sunday, 11 November, in the center of Barcelona, in defense of the public health services system. The protest was organized by the Platform For The Right To Health around the motto, "If you rob us of our health, you take our lives!" The protesters are against the implementation of copayment for drugs and services and the privatization of the Catalan healthcare system.

Un millar de personas la mayoria médicos y facultativos se han manifestado este domingo por el centro de Barcelona en defensa del sistema sanitario público y contra los recortes en salud. La protesta, convocada por la Plataforma por el Derecho a la Salud y bajo el lema 'Si nos roban la sanidad nos cortan la vida!'. Las principales reivindicaciones son contra la aplicación del copago de los medicamentos y servicios y la exigencia de parar el proceso de privatizar la sanidad catalana.

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Barcelona Protests Healthcare Cuts (5...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
11 Nov 2012

Approximately a thousand people, medics and healthcare practitioners gathered to demonstrate Sunday, 11 November, in the center of Barcelona, in defense of the public health services system. The protest was organized by the Platform For The Right To Health around the motto, "If you rob us of our health, you take our lives!" The protesters are against the implementation of copayment for drugs and services and the privatization of the Catalan healthcare system.

Un millar de personas la mayoria médicos y facultativos se han manifestado este domingo por el centro de Barcelona en defensa del sistema sanitario público y contra los recortes en salud. La protesta, convocada por la Plataforma por el Derecho a la Salud y bajo el lema 'Si nos roban la sanidad nos cortan la vida!'. Las principales reivindicaciones son contra la aplicación del copago de los medicamentos y servicios y la exigencia de parar el proceso de privatizar la sanidad catalana.

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Barcelona Protests Healthcare Cuts (6...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
11 Nov 2012

Approximately a thousand people, medics and healthcare practitioners gathered to demonstrate Sunday, 11 November, in the center of Barcelona, in defense of the public health services system. The protest was organized by the Platform For The Right To Health around the motto, "If you rob us of our health, you take our lives!" The protesters are against the implementation of copayment for drugs and services and the privatization of the Catalan healthcare system.

Un millar de personas la mayoria médicos y facultativos se han manifestado este domingo por el centro de Barcelona en defensa del sistema sanitario público y contra los recortes en salud. La protesta, convocada por la Plataforma por el Derecho a la Salud y bajo el lema 'Si nos roban la sanidad nos cortan la vida!'. Las principales reivindicaciones son contra la aplicación del copago de los medicamentos y servicios y la exigencia de parar el proceso de privatizar la sanidad catalana.

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Barcelona Protests Healthcare Cuts (2...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
11 Nov 2012

Approximately a thousand people, medics and healthcare practitioners gathered to demonstrate Sunday, 11 November, in the center of Barcelona, in defense of the public health services system. The protest was organized by the Platform For The Right To Health around the motto, "If you rob us of our health, you take our lives!" The protesters are against the implementation of copayment for drugs and services and the privatization of the Catalan healthcare system.

Un millar de personas la mayoria médicos y facultativos se han manifestado este domingo por el centro de Barcelona en defensa del sistema sanitario público y contra los recortes en salud. La protesta, convocada por la Plataforma por el Derecho a la Salud y bajo el lema 'Si nos roban la sanidad nos cortan la vida!'. Las principales reivindicaciones son contra la aplicación del copago de los medicamentos y servicios y la exigencia de parar el proceso de privatizar la sanidad catalana.

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Barcelona Protests Healthcare Cuts (3...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
11 Nov 2012

Approximately a thousand people, medics and healthcare practitioners gathered to demonstrate Sunday, 11 November, in the center of Barcelona, in defense of the public health services system. The protest was organized by the Platform For The Right To Health around the motto, "If you rob us of our health, you take our lives!" The protesters are against the implementation of copayment for drugs and services and the privatization of the Catalan healthcare system.

Un millar de personas la mayoria médicos y facultativos se han manifestado este domingo por el centro de Barcelona en defensa del sistema sanitario público y contra los recortes en salud. La protesta, convocada por la Plataforma por el Derecho a la Salud y bajo el lema 'Si nos roban la sanidad nos cortan la vida!'. Las principales reivindicaciones son contra la aplicación del copago de los medicamentos y servicios y la exigencia de parar el proceso de privatizar la sanidad catalana.

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Demonstration in Athens
Athens, Greece
By Nikolas Georgiou
11 Nov 2012

Thousands gather in front of the Greek Parliament responding to a call by left wing parties and workers' unions to protest over the 2013 budget which would bring more cuts in wages and social wellfare.

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Spanish crisis (18 of 20)
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
11 Oct 2012

College students protest
Barcelona, Spain. College students went on strike and taken to the streets to protest against cuts and the increase of the rates.

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
02 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Barcelona, Spain. Jornada de huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona.
Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios.

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
01 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona.
Barcelona, Spain. Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios.

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
01 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Barcelona, Spain. Jornada de huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona.
Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios.

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
01 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Barcelona, Spain. Jornada de huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona.
Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios.

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
01 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Barcelona, Spain. Jornada de huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona.
Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
01 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Barcelona, Spain. Jornada de huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona.
Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios.

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
01 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. A minor altercation between a demonstrator and police during the demonstration

Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Barcelona, Spain. Pequeño altercado de unos manifestantes con un Mosso d'Esquadra (Policia Autonómico) durante la manifestación.
Jornada de huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona. Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios.

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
01 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Barcelona, Spain. Jornada de huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona.
Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios.

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
01 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Barcelona, Spain. Jornada de huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona.
Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios.

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
01 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Barcelona, Spain. Jornada de huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona.
Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios.

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SYRIA'S HERITAGE SITES; BSM STRIKE; P...
Middle East
By Editor's Picks
01 Oct 2012

Rising concern over Syria's historic world heritage sites prompts scientific, archaeological and religious organizations to call for increased local and international pressure on Syria to stop the destruction of their cultural heritage.

Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with austerity laws approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

The 30th annual Pharaohs International Rally kicked off on Monday, October 1, 2012 near the Giza pyramids, to the enthusiasm of an international crowd waiting to see which top international competitor will come out ahead. Top contenders for the race include Emirati driver Khalifa al-Mutaiwei and French driver Jean-Louis Schlesser.

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Editor's Picks
30 Sep 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Barcelona, Spain. Jornada de huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona.
Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios.

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Spanish crisis (16 of 20)
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
26 Sep 2012

Teachers Protest.
Barcelona, Spain. The educational community protest against cuts and the rising ratio of students per classroom in schools and colleges. The cuts affect less economic resources to schools, less teachers, less material, fewer educational resources, reduction of the salaries of professional, suppression of direct social aid, scholarships to families and increased prices and taxes are the main complaints.

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Teachers Protest in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
26 Sep 2012

Public school teachers in Barcelona protest against austerity measures following the mobilization of public school teachers in Catalonia. Today was the first day of the two-day strike called for by teachers in Catalonia. The protest, held in front of the Palace of the Generalitat, the seat of the regional government of Catalonia, had a festive tone. They protest against layoffs of more than 3000 teachers, budget cuts in public schools, increased student-teacher ratio, rising prices and taxes and for the decrease in grants and financial assistance to families.

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Teachers' Protest in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
26 Sep 2012

Public school teachers in Barcelona protest against austerity measures following the mobilization of public school teachers in Catalonia. Today was the first day of the two-day strike called for by teachers in Catalonia. The protest, held in front of the Palace of the Generalitat, the seat of the regional government of Catalonia, had a festive tone. They protest against layoffs of more than 3000 teachers, budget cuts in public schools, increased student-teacher ratio, rising prices and taxes and for the decrease in grants and financial assistance to families.

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Teachers Protest in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
26 Sep 2012

Public school teachers in Barcelona protest against austerity measures following the mobilization of public school teachers in Catalonia. Today was the first day of the two-day strike called for by teachers in Catalonia. The protest, held in front of the Palace of the Generalitat, the seat of the regional government of Catalonia, had a festive tone. They protest against layoffs of more than 3000 teachers, budget cuts in public schools, increased student-teacher ratio, rising prices and taxes and for the decrease in grants and financial assistance to families.

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Teachers Protest in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
26 Sep 2012

Public school teachers in Barcelona protest against austerity measures following the mobilization of public school teachers in Catalonia. Today was the first day of the two-day strike called for by teachers in Catalonia. The protest, held in front of the Palace of the Generalitat, the seat of the regional government of Catalonia, had a festive tone. They protest against layoffs of more than 3000 teachers, budget cuts in public schools, increased student-teacher ratio, rising prices and taxes and for the decrease in grants and financial assistance to families.

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Teachers Protest in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
26 Sep 2012

Public school teachers in Barcelona protest against austerity measures following the mobilization of public school teachers in Catalonia. Today was the first day of the two-day strike called for by teachers in Catalonia. The protest, held in front of the Palace of the Generalitat, the seat of the regional government of Catalonia, had a festive tone. They protest against layoffs of more than 3000 teachers, budget cuts in public schools, increased student-teacher ratio, rising prices and taxes and for the decrease in grants and financial assistance to families.

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Teachers Protest in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
26 Sep 2012

Public school teachers in Barcelona protest against austerity measures following the mobilization of public school teachers in Catalonia. Today was the first day of the two-day strike called for by teachers in Catalonia. The protest, held in front of the Palace of the Generalitat, the seat of the regional government of Catalonia, had a festive tone. They protest against layoffs of more than 3000 teachers, budget cuts in public schools, increased student-teacher ratio, rising prices and taxes and for the decrease in grants and financial assistance to families.

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Riots in Athens
Athens, Greece
By Nikolas Georgiou
26 Sep 2012

Unemployment exceeding 55% makes young protesters clash with riot police on a general strike day. Teargas, petrol boms and flash granades make the city look as a warzone.

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Transportation strike in Barcelona
Barcelona
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
17 Sep 2012

Demonstrator of public transport companies,
Demonstration of workers in public transport companies, Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona, Spain
Unions mobilize railway sector against the wage cuts
More than a thousand public transportation workers have rallied in the center of Barcelona during the strike. The unions have mobilized transport workers against wage cuts decreed for the Spanish government and the plans to liberalize the railway company for Ministry of Public Works.

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Transportation strike in Barcelona, ...
Barcelona
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
17 Sep 2012

Demonstration of workers in public transport companies, Barcelona, Spain
Unions mobilize railway sector against the wage cuts
More than a thousand public transportation workers have rallied in the center of Barcelona during the strike. The unions have mobilized transport workers against wage cuts decreed for the Spanish government and the plans to liberalize the railway company for Ministry of Public Works.

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Editor's Picks 17 September 2012
Middle East
By Editor's Picks
16 Sep 2012

Nasrallah appears in public to encourage protests against the controversial film insulting Islam that sparked protests throughout Muslim communities worldwide.

New UN Arab League Envoy returns from Syria and meets with the Arab League Chief in Cairo.

Busses and rails provided only the minimal services as employees went on strike in protest against wage cuts and budget reforms.

Lake Katwe salt mine is a source of livelihood to over three thousand people who earn about five dollars a day, laboring in the hyper-saline environment that leaches moisture from their bodies, exposing them to toxic chemicals and creating severe health complications.

Footage from in front of the US Embassay in Yemen where protesters rallied against the film by burning flags, breaking windows and setting fire in the embassy, until security forces pushed them back with gunfire and water trucks.

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Spanish crisis (17 of 20)
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
18 Jul 2012

Protests against the closure Hospital "Dos de mayo" Barcelona, Spain. One of the sectors most affected by government cuts is public health. Citizen protests against these cuts have been very intense, measures more criticized have been drug copayment based on income, which for the first time will have to pay the retirees and free medical care to illegal immigrants.