Spain: Calls For A Republic After King Abdicates Tens of thousands of anti-monarchists take to the streets demanding a vote – some even the immediate proclamation of a republic. 7:22am UK, Tuesday 03 June 201

Anti-monarchist protesters across Spain have taken to the streets calling for a referendum on the future of the monarchy in the wake of King Juan Carlos I’s decision to abdicate.  Tens of thousands took part in demonstrations in townsProtesters wave Spanish Second Republic flags during an anti-royalist demonstration at the town hall square in Valencia and cities demanding a vote – and some even the immediate proclamation of a republic.  “I came here because I believe we should at least vote in a referendum,” said Hector Munoz, a 25-year-old student demonstrating in Madrid’s Puerta del Sol square.  “Three out of four Spaniards have not decided to have this (political) system so I think it would be fair.”...Read Here

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