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· February, 2012

Stories about Spain from February, 2012

Video Highlights: Defending Human Rights

A selection of Global Voices' recent and interesting stories on video advocacy including indigenous rights and recent news from Latin America, East Asia, Western Europe and Sub Saharan Africa selected...

Guatemala: Speaking Out on the Genocide of Indigenous Women

The 36 year civil war (1960-1996) that ravaged Guatemala left more than 200,000 people dead and at least 100,000 women raped: most of the victims were Mayan. Finally, the sexual...

Spain: Crackdown Against Students Continues in Valencia

Just a few days after the police crackdown at the Luis Vives Institute of Secondary Education in Valencia, students have again been the targets of beatings, pushing and violence from...

Spain: Police Violence Against Students in Valencia

Students gathered at the Luis Vives Institute of Secondary Education in Valencia to protest cuts and because they have to bring blankets to school due to lack of heating. The...

Spain: “We Have Memory, We Want Justice”

The ruling to bar the National Audience Magistrate, Baltasar Garzón from the legal profession for 11 years has caused outrage in Spain and around the world. Chris Moya interviews former...

Spain: The Rebel Grandparents of the 15M

The majority of them far exceed the age of 60, they're retired, they're "iaios" (grandparents in Catalan) and they're veterans of activism. Lali Sandiumenge interviews some members of the “Iaioflautas”,...

Spain: A Letter From Syria

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