Three women were pushed, hit and struck with truncheons before being arrested. Photo: YouTube
VIRAL VIDEO: Cops hit female pro-abortionists
La policía golpea y detiene a varias mujeres tras una protesta contra la…: http://youtu.be/9xNkYj-hED8 via @YouTube
Published: 23 Dec 2013 10:14 GMT+01:00
Updated: 23 Dec 2013 11:14 GMT+01:00
Footage showing police striking unarmed women with batons before arresting them in Madrid on Friday after a protest against abortion reforms has been widely shared on the internet.
The five minute clip was filmed by the group Periodismo Humano at the 500-strong protests in front of the Ministry of Justice.
Demonstrators from the group ‘We Decide’ had called the protest to demand the resignation of Justice Minister Alberto Ruiz- Gallardón, and the withdrawal of the government’s draft law which will restrict access to abortions in Spain..
It passed without incident but clashes took place afterwards in plaza Jacinto Benavente.
On the video…
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