Photo by @acampadasol (web), who has been photographing the protests in in Madrid's Puerta del Sol square, where some ten thousand demonstrators have gathered to demand jobs, economic equality, and "real democracy." The demonstrations throughout Spain, ahead of the country's upcoming elections, have been compared to various popular uprisings in the Middle East. Global Voices, CBS, AP, Periodismo Humano. Spain's El Pais newspaper, as one might expect, has extensive coverage (photos, video). US-based and English-language outlets, not so much yet.
Below, video shot of thousands of protesters in Madrid today by "eloyente" for periodismohumano.com.
The demonstrations were not limited to Madrid. Below: 17,000 en Sevilla, a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share-Alike (2.0) image from Antonio Rull's photostream.
(Photos via Jose Luis de Vicente)
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