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Protesters gather for Madrid rally

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Protesters gather for Madrid rally


They have spent the last month marching towards Madrid from cities all over Spain.

“Los Indignados”, or the “Outraged” movement arrived the Spanish capital on Saturday for a massive rally.

The group came together through social media sites just before regional elections in May to campaign against youth unemployment in Spain, which has reached over 40%.

Protester Miguel told euronews: “The protests are a way to bring everyone together to do something about the financial crisis, the 5 million jobless.”

As more people joined the protest, groups of people chanted “the struggle continues from north to south from east to west”.

But seeing as Spanish leaders are working flat out to convince the financial markets that Europe’s 4th largest economy isn’t “the new Greece”, commentators think the protesters voices may fall on deaf ears.

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