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· September, 2011

Stories about Spain from September, 2011

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Spain: Police “Welcome” 15M Protesters in Paris

  27 September 2011

The "march of the indignant people" that left from various cities in Spain and France to cross Europe, was welcomed by the police in Paris. One hundred people who were heading to the French Parliament were dragged, sprayed with pepper spray and detained. Chris Moya reports.

Spain: Crowdsourcing Democracy

  23 September 2011

The website 100 medidas (100 measures) [es] is a crowdsourcing project that is collecting citizen's recommendations on how to improve  the government. People will vote for the best 100 measures, which will be sent to the government elected on the November 20, 2011 general elections.

All-Day Virtual Event in Spanish for Bloggers

  16 September 2011

Día del Blog will hold a virtual event on Saturday September 17 [es] with several discussions broadcast through live streaming [es] with speakers from Spain, Argentina, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, and Panama. Spanish Translation Manager Juan Arellano will participate in a panel discussion [es] about “Revolution on social networks: cyber-activism, citizen mobilization and political participation”.

Spain: Interview of Leila Nachawati

  7 September 2011

Journalist, blogger and Global Voices contributor Leila Nachawati talks about the Spanish and Syrian protest movements  in an interview by David Sasaki previous to her participation at the festival of art and technology Ars Electronica.

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