Dressed up as medieval paupers. Protest against new austerity measures, Madrid, Spain and Portugal

September 26, 2012

Protesters clash with police during riots and a 24-hour general strike against austerity. Athens, Greece © Gerasimos Koilakos/Invision Images/reportdigital.co.uk

Madrid, Spain. Police attack the protestors who try to occupy the congress. Thousands of protesters demonstrate outside parliament against the new austerity measures announced by the government. © Juanfra Alvarez/Invision Images/reportdigital.co.uk

Madrid, Spain. Police attack the protestors who try to occupy the congress. Thousands of protesters demonstrate outside parliament against the new austerity measures announced by the government. © Juanfra Alvarez/Invision Images/reportdigital.co.uk

Madrid, Spain. Thousands of protesters demonstrate outside parliament against the new austerity measures announced by the government. Here, an assembly meets to decide how they are going to try to occupy the congress.
© Juanfra Alvarez/Invision Images/reportdigital.co.uk

 

 

 

Dressed up as medieval paupers. Protest against new austerity measures, Madrid, Spain © Guillaume Darribau/Invision Images/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest against new austerity measures, Madrid, Spain
© Guillaume Darribau/Invision Images/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest against new austerity measures, Madrid, Spain
© Guillaume Darribau/Invision Images/reportdigital.co.uk

Young protester holds a placard appealing to the police officers: Remove the uniforms and join the People!! Protest against austerity measures, Porto, Portugal © Ruben Malia/Invision Images/reportdigital.co.uk