Enric Duran didnt show up at his trial in which they asked eight years in prison for borrowing half a million euros and donating it to sustainable social causes. He’s now an outlaw on the run, but remains free.(24/03/13)
Pressure is mounting as various protest groups and political parties add to the calls for the abdication of the Spanish King, and the creation of a Republic with a new Constitution.
The latest scandal is that Urdangarin, son in law and protegée of the King and now on trial for massive corruption, also plundered a foundation for disabled children.
Urdangarin and Torres totally looted the foundation for disabled children they had been put in charge of by Royal patronage.
Only 9,800 of more than 620,000 euros in donations earmarked for social purposes were received by public and businesses, the rest was pocketed by the Duke and his partners. Continue reading Sack The King: Disabled Kids Fund looted by Royals→
The general strike of 14-N resulted in the arrest of 155 people in various incidents throughout the day, in which there were also 77 wounded, as reported by the Ministry of Interior. Of these, 43 were members of the Security Forces of the State, according to sources.