5 million in Spain strike 15 minutes to protest war

Yoshie Furuhashi furuhashi.1 at osu.edu
Sat Mar 15 03:15:32 MST 2003


>AP. 14 March 2003. Millions of workers stage anti-war protests.
>
>MADRID -- Millions of workers staged anti-war protests Friday in Spain
>as Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar stood firmly by the United States'
>plans to attack Iraq.
>
>Spain's opposition parties, however, oppose a war, and opinion polls
>indicate that more than 80 percent of Spaniards feel the same way.
>
>Some five million people across the country, according to union
>estimates, staged a 15-minute work stoppage at noon to protest the war
>plans.

5 million protesters in Spain.  That's about one in eight Spaniards, right?
--
Yoshie

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