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People hold placards reading 'Stop evictions' during a demonstration... News Photo 161800085Barcelona,Civilian,Crisis,Economy,End,Eviction,Finance,Holding,Horizontal,Law,New,Organizations,People,Placard,Platform,Protest,Pushing,Reading,Resident,Ruined,Spain,WavePhotographer JOSEP LAGOCollection: AFP 2013 AFPPeople hold placards reading 'Stop evictions' during a demonstration called by the organisation Platform for Mortgage Victims (PAH) to push for a new law to end a wave of evictions of homeowners ruined by the economic crisis, on February 16, 2013 in Barcelona. Similar protests were called in 50 other Spanish cities, the latest of months of demonstrations driven by anger at Spain's recession and the conservative government, which is imposing austere economic reforms. Campaigners passed a rare milestone on February 12, 2013 when the Spanish parliament agreed to debate a popular bill of measures to protect poor homeowners, backed by a petition that received more than 1.4 million signatures. AFP PHOTO/ JOSEP LAGO (Photo credit should read JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)