(AssociatedPress) VIDEO ESSAY: Spanish miners in the northwestern provinces of Asturias and Leon, armed with homemade rockets and slingshots, have been battling police in protest against government cuts, including a slashing of subsidies in their industry. (July 9)
(Sarah Bennet/FB) Miners have started the “black march” from the provinces of Asturias, Leon and Teruel on June 22 and will end in Madrid on July 11.
“Police forces quickly began using force against us. We are marching to defend our rights – we aren’t delinquents, but they have been treating us as such,”