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Spain: Far-right group protest eviction of squat house headquarters02:17

Spain: Far-right group protest eviction of squat house headquarters

Spain, Madrid
February 9, 2018 at 05:15 GMT +00:00 · Published

Members of the far-right organisation Hogar Social Madrid ('Social Home Madrid') protested the eviction of their squat house headquarters in Madrid on Friday.

Reportedly, about hundred activists protested the expulsion. Some of them arrived at the building in the early hours.

Activists waved Spanish and Hogar Social Madrid flags from the roof of the building, chanting "social aid for nationals." Activists also gathered in front of the building, chanting "Hogar Social national pride."

The building which used to be the headquarters of the Bank of Madrid has been occupied by members of Hogar Social since April 2017.

Due to the protest, police officers postponed the eviction of the far-right organisation.

Spain: Far-right group protest eviction of squat house headquarters02:17
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Members of the far-right organisation Hogar Social Madrid ('Social Home Madrid') protested the eviction of their squat house headquarters in Madrid on Friday.

Reportedly, about hundred activists protested the expulsion. Some of them arrived at the building in the early hours.

Activists waved Spanish and Hogar Social Madrid flags from the roof of the building, chanting "social aid for nationals." Activists also gathered in front of the building, chanting "Hogar Social national pride."

The building which used to be the headquarters of the Bank of Madrid has been occupied by members of Hogar Social since April 2017.

Due to the protest, police officers postponed the eviction of the far-right organisation.

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