Jailed for being Lesbian at 17, Shunned all her life, Seeks redress

First lesbian who seeks redress for the Spanish fascist repression is still persecuted for being gay, thereforeshe is known only as M.C.D.

Prosecution: “I declare that M. C. D. is a homosexual and a rebel to her family ”
The first lesbian who seeks compensation after being jailed and punished by the Spanish State was sentenced without her counsel making any defense.

M.C.D. feels that she has almost a moral duty to address the media. But she does reluctantly and with limitations: neither her name nor place of residence must be made public.

That process is still not finished, in which a 16 year old girl was arrested, paroled, and a year later as she had ‘not reformed’ judged and convicted at the age of 17  with being a lesbian…. Continue reading “Jailed for being Lesbian at 17, Shunned all her life, Seeks redress”

Durruti in the Spanish Revolution [Paperback]

Buenaventura Durruti
Buenaventura Durruti (Photo credit: rogiro)

Book Description

Publication Date: July 1, 2006  Available HERE

“Durruti was the ultimate working-class hero: carrying the future in his heart and a gun in each pocket. Abel Paz’s magnificent biography resurrects the very soul of Spanish anarchism.”—Mike Davis, author of Planet of Slums Continue reading “Durruti in the Spanish Revolution [Paperback]”

schools out!..General education strike in Spain

Huelga de toda la educación en protesta por los recortes

General Strike in education vs. the cuts. Massive demos, 100,000 in Madrid and Barcelona. Students arrested for gluing locks. Demos controlled by Unions and Teachers.

  • Los sindicatos cifran en un 80% el seguimiento; el Gobierno lo rebaja al 19,41
  • Masivas marchas en las principales ciudades españolas
  • Las camisetas verdes también llegan al Congreso
  • Dos detenidos en Madrid -ya puestos en libertad- y cinco en Barcelona
  • La jornada empezó con encierros nocturnos en las facultades
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