Spanish Protests Get Wild: Demonstrators Fight With Police

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Police are trying to clear out the massive anti-austerity demonstration that engulfed Spain’s federal district this evening.Here is a live feed from RTVE.

The protests have been dubbed “Occupy Congress.”

It is actually illegal to demonstrate on the physical grounds of the Chamber of Deputies, and at least 9 have already been arrested, the station reports

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