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February 12, 1987 | Associated Press
Masked youths attacked the Spanish Education Ministry with gasoline bombs, clubs and chains Wednesday after a peaceful march by thousands of students protesting national education policies. Protest marches were held in other cities as well. Rioters hurled gasoline bombs at government buildings in the Basque city of Bilbao, and demonstrators clashed with police in Murcia and Huesca, Spanish national radio RNE reported.
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July 19, 1999
Police have detained 13 suspected neo-Nazi skinheads on charges of inciting racially motivated violence during a riot against a Moroccan community in northeastern Spain. Those arrested since the violent anti-immigrant riot in Terrasa include a 20-year-old suspected of stabbing a Moroccan youth, authorities said. Hundreds of people rallied to protest the violence.
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NEWS
March 15, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Basque activists enraged by the arrest of separatist leaders hurled Molotov cocktails and set off a homemade bomb in widespread street violence, news reports said. State radio reported 17 incidents across the Basque region of northern Spain. A spokesman for the regional police said four people were treated for smoke inhalation in San Sebastian and five were arrested for public disorder. The violence followed Tuesday's arrest in Paris of five members of the separatist ETA.
NEWS
March 15, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Basque activists enraged by the arrest of separatist leaders hurled Molotov cocktails and set off a homemade bomb in widespread street violence, news reports said. State radio reported 17 incidents across the Basque region of northern Spain. A spokesman for the regional police said four people were treated for smoke inhalation in San Sebastian and five were arrested for public disorder. The violence followed Tuesday's arrest in Paris of five members of the separatist ETA.
NEWS
July 19, 1999
Police have detained 13 suspected neo-Nazi skinheads on charges of inciting racially motivated violence during a riot against a Moroccan community in northeastern Spain. Those arrested since the violent anti-immigrant riot in Terrasa include a 20-year-old suspected of stabbing a Moroccan youth, authorities said. Hundreds of people rallied to protest the violence.
NEWS
June 3, 1989 | From Reuters
Fifty-four people were hurt, three seriously, in clashes Friday between police and residents of a northwestern Spanish town protesting a local tax increase, authorities said.
NEWS
March 30, 1987 | United Press International
An enraged crowd yelling "Murderess!" and "Hag!" chased the only woman among 38 people charged with causing history's largest mass food poisoning at the end of today's opening session of Spain's trial of the century. The hundreds of protesters, many of them victims of the 1981 cooking oil poisoning, also hurled bottles of toxic oil and rocks at two more defendants when they emerged from a makeshift courthouse.
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January 16, 1994 | Colman Andrews, Colman Andrews, a frequent visitor to Barcelona, is the author of "Catalan Cuisine" (Atheneum/Collier Books)
Sketching a portrait of Barcelona at least partly in terms of its Jewish and transvestite populations, as Richard Schweid does in his colorful, quirky new book about the city, is not such a strange idea. In "Homage to Barcelona," the Irish writer Colm Toibin tells of seeing a transvestite discussing her domestic life with conventional housewives in a neighborhood bread shop one morning. They talked absolutely naturally to her, he notes, "as though she were one of themselves."
NEWS
June 3, 1989 | From Reuters
Fifty-four people were hurt, three seriously, in clashes Friday between police and residents of a northwestern Spanish town protesting a local tax increase, authorities said.
NEWS
March 30, 1987 | United Press International
An enraged crowd yelling "Murderess!" and "Hag!" chased the only woman among 38 people charged with causing history's largest mass food poisoning at the end of today's opening session of Spain's trial of the century. The hundreds of protesters, many of them victims of the 1981 cooking oil poisoning, also hurled bottles of toxic oil and rocks at two more defendants when they emerged from a makeshift courthouse.
NEWS
February 12, 1987 | Associated Press
Masked youths attacked the Spanish Education Ministry with gasoline bombs, clubs and chains Wednesday after a peaceful march by thousands of students protesting national education policies. Protest marches were held in other cities as well. Rioters hurled gasoline bombs at government buildings in the Basque city of Bilbao, and demonstrators clashed with police in Murcia and Huesca, Spanish national radio RNE reported.
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