Thousands attend protest against austerity measures in Madrid

Public health workers, civil servants and disaffected citizens converged on central Madrid to protest against the austerity measure
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Demonstrators protest on Calle Alcala during a march by thousands of people on February 23, 2013 in Madrid, Spain. Public health workers, civil servants and disaffected citizens converged on central Madrid to protest against the austerity measures of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. (Getty Images)
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Demonstrators shout slogans at Neptuno Square during a march by thousands of people on February 23, 2013 in Madrid, Spain. Public health workers, civil servants and disaffected citizens converged on central Madrid to protest against the austerity measures of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. (Getty Images)
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Demonstrators protest on Calle Alcala during a march by thousands of people on February 23, 2013 in Madrid, Spain. Public health workers, civil servants and disaffected citizens converged on central Madrid to protest against the austerity measures of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. (Getty Images)
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Demonstrators protest on Calle Alcala during a march by thousands of people on February 23, 2013 in Madrid, Spain. Public health workers, civil servants and disaffected citizens converged on central Madrid to protest against the austerity measures of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. (Getty Images)
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A health worker shouts slogans during a march by thousands of people on February 23, 2013 in Madrid, Spain. Public health workers, civil servants and disaffected citizens converged on central Madrid to protest against the austerity measures of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. (Getty Images)
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Demonstrators protest on Calle Alcala during a march by thousands of people on February 23, 2013 in Madrid, Spain. Public health workers, civil servants and disaffected citizens converged on central Madrid to protest against the austerity measures of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. (Getty Images)