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ElPais.com in English: Police in Barcelona move to stop "peaceful" budget protest
Security forces attempt to clear area around regional assembly ahead of Wednesday's vote

The permanent camps across Spain set up by the May 15 Movement may have been largely dismantled, but the campaign has taken on a more fluid motion in Barcelona, where on Tuesday evening hundreds of people tried to converge on the Catalan regional assembly with the aim of derailing Wednesday's scheduled debate on the Generalitat's budget.


The leader of the Popular Party in Barcelona, Alberto Fernández Díaz, said it was time to dislodge the "remaining anti-system protestors from Plaça Catalunya and reclaim the square for the city."

Economics is politics by other means
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Jun 15th, 2011 at 03:57:54 AM EST

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