12/07/2011 16:34 BST | Updated 11/09/2011 06:12 BST

Not On The Wires: Austerity Protests In Spain

Many of these people had never taken to the street before. So why did they do it now? "We are people who have come here freely; after the rallies of May 15th we have decided to stick together and fight for our dignity. We do not represent any party or association. And nobody represents us", said Juan, one of the protesters.