AFP: Riot police beat students in Spain protest: witnesses

Baton-wielding riot police charged, beat and arrested several demonstrators at a student protest against spending cuts in the Spanish city of Valencia on Monday, reporters at the scene said. The clashes broke out in the mid-afternoon after students protesting against education budget cuts, which they say have left classrooms without heating, demonstrated outside a school and came up against police barricades. Photographs and videos from the scene showed youths with bleeding faces and baton-wielding police Continue reading AFP: Riot police beat students in Spain protest: witnesses