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Clashes over Spanish evictions

Protestors have clashes with police officers following the evictions of activists from the Can Vies social centre, owned by the Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona Company (TMB) in Barcelona. Police evicted activists from the iconic centre, which has been occupied since 1997, following a court order after negotiations between officials and youth occupants broke down.

Clashes over Spanish evictions
Catalan police officers try to clear the street during clashes with protesters following the evictions of activists from the 'Can Vies' social centre, owned by the Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona Company (TMB), in Barcelona on May 26, 2014. Police officers evicted activists from the iconic Can Vies centre, which has been occupied since 1997, following a court order after negotiations between the city of Barcelona and the youth occupying the building broke down. (AFP/Getty Images)
Clashes over Spanish evictions
Riot police walk past burning bin containers on the third night of clashes with demonstrators following the evictions of activists from the 'Can Vies' social centre, owned by the Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona Company (TMB), in Barcelona on May 28, 2014. Police evicted activists from the iconic Can Vies centre, occupied since 1997 and transformed into a social centre, following a court order when negotiations broke down between the city of Barcelona and the youth occupying the building. (AFP/Getty Images)
Clashes over Spanish evictions
Riot police use anti-riot weapons on the third night of clashes with demonstrators following the evictions of activists from the 'Can Vies' social centre, owned by the Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona Company (TMB), in Barcelona on May 28, 2014. Police evicted activists from the iconic Can Vies centre, occupied since 1997 and transformed into a social centre, following a court order when negotiations broke down between the city of Barcelona and the youth occupying the building. (AFP/Getty Images)
Clashes over Spanish evictions
A protestor is apprehended on the third night of clashes between demonstrators and police following the evictions of activists from the 'Can Vies' social centre, owned by the Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona Company (TMB), in Barcelona on May 28, 2014. Police evicted activists from the iconic Can Vies centre, occupied since 1997 and transformed into a social centre, following a court order when negotiations broke down between the city of Barcelona and the youth occupying the building. (AFP/Getty Images)
Clashes over Spanish evictions
The last activist evicted from the 'Can Vies' social centre, owned by the Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona Company (TMB), leaves the building with his arm blocked in a tube with concrete after trying to stop his evacuation in Barcelona on May 26, 2014. Police officers evicted activists from the iconic Can Vies centre, which has been occupied since 1997, following a court order after negotiations between the city of Barcelona and the youth occupying the building broke down. (AFP/Getty Images)
Clashes over Spanish evictions
Protesters knock down garbage containers during clashes with police officers following the evictions of activists from the 'Can Vies' social centre, owned by the Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona Company (TMB), in Barcelona on May 26, 2014. Police officers evicted activists from the iconic Can Vies centre, which has been occupied since 1997, following a court order after negotiations between the city of Barcelona and the youth occupying the building broke down. (AFP/Getty Images)
Clashes over Spanish evictions
A picture taken on May 26, 2014 shows a vehicle of the Spanish television channel TV3 burning during clashes between police officers and protesters following the evictions of activists from the 'Can Vies' social centre, owned by the Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona Company (TMB), in Barcelona. Police officers evicted activists from the iconic Can Vies centre, which has been occupied since 1997, following a court order after negotiations between the city of Barcelona and the youth occupying the building broke down. (AFP/Getty Images)
Clashes over Spanish evictions
Police officers detain a man during clashes between policemen and protesters following the evictions of activists from the 'Can Vies' social centre, owned by the Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona Company (TMB), outside the building in Barcelona on May 26, 2014. Police officers evicted activists from the iconic Can Vies centre, which has been occupied since 1997, following a court order after negotiations between the city of Barcelona and the youth occupying the building broke down. (AFP/Getty Images)
Clashes over Spanish evictions
Catalan Police officers clash with demonstrators during the eviction of activists from the 'Can Vies' social centre, owned by the Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona Company (TMB), in Barcelona on May 26, 2014. Police officers evicted activists from the iconic Can Vies centre, which has been occupied since 1997, following a court order after negotiations between the city of Barcelona and the youth occupying the building broke down. (AFP/Getty Images)