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Spanish students protest reforms

2012-03-01 06:23:41 GMT2012-03-01 14:23:41(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Students demonstrate to protest austerity measures and education cuts on Feb. 29 in Valencia, Spain. Students across the country staged sit-ins and noisy demonstrations over crisis spending cuts, labor market reforms and recent police violence against protesters.

Spanish people protest against education spending cuts and police violence in Valencia on February 22. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy warned on Wednesday that Spain faces a "difficult" situation as it battles to slash the public deficit after a spending blowout in 2011. (AFP Photo/Jose Jordan)

A demonstrator is detained by riot police officers during clashes next to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. Spanish students in Barcelona clashed Wednesday with police and set fire to garbage containers during nationwide protests against education spending cuts. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

A demonstrator is detained by riot police officers during clashes next to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. Spanish students in Barcelona clashed Wednesday with police and set fire to garbage containers during nationwide protests against education spending cuts. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

People pass in front of a fire set by protesters during a protest against spending cuts in public education in Barcelona February 29, 2012. REUTERS/Albert Gea

A man waches from a shop as a blaze rages following a demonstration in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. Spanish students in Barcelona clashed Wednesday with police and set fire to garbage containers during nationwide protests against education spending cuts. (AP Photo/Marta Ramoneda)

Police disperse demonstrators during a protest against spending cuts in public education in Barcelona February 29, 2012. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Students demonstrated to protest austerity measures and education cuts on Feb. 29 in Valencia, Spain.

Students across the country staged sit-ins and noisy demonstrations over crisis spending cuts, labor market reforms and recent police violence against protesters.

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