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Spain: Refugee solidarity rally in Madrid slams NATO interventions02:38

Spain: Refugee solidarity rally in Madrid slams NATO interventions

Spain, Madrid
December 18, 2015 at 11:23 GMT +00:00 · Published

Around 800 people took to the streets of Madrid, Friday, to protest in support of refugees, marking the Global Day of Action against Racism.

Protesters marched from Madrid's largest railway station Atocha to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the slogan "we are all migrants and refugees, we all have rights." The demonstrators also chanted slogans against war, NATO, and military interventions.

Demonstrators went on to demand that the government and the EU open their borders, end the European border control agency Frontex, close immigration detention centres and suspend European agreements with countries that "do not respect human rights, such as Turkey and Morocco."

Spain: Refugee solidarity rally in Madrid slams NATO interventions02:38
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Around 800 people took to the streets of Madrid, Friday, to protest in support of refugees, marking the Global Day of Action against Racism.

Protesters marched from Madrid's largest railway station Atocha to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the slogan "we are all migrants and refugees, we all have rights." The demonstrators also chanted slogans against war, NATO, and military interventions.

Demonstrators went on to demand that the government and the EU open their borders, end the European border control agency Frontex, close immigration detention centres and suspend European agreements with countries that "do not respect human rights, such as Turkey and Morocco."

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