Riot police, protesters clash amid anti-austerity demonstrations
Spain announced a 65 billion euro ($79.85 billion) austerity package that includes tax hikes and spending cuts on Wednesday, a day after it won approval from its euro partners for a huge bailout of the country’s stricken banks.
Photo: A demonstrator bleeds as she is detained by riot police during a coal miners’ march to the Minister of Industry building in Madrid on July 11. Coal miners angered by huge cuts in subsidies converged on Madrid for protest rallies. (Andres Kudacki / AP)
This is one of the most harrowing examples of excellent photojournalism I’ve seen in recent years.