Carol Hunt : Let's stand up to the bullies and refuse to play the austerity game
Published 18/11/2012 | 05:00
The Government thinks we all partied and we deserve our punishment – we're paying for this lie, writes
FOR Spain it was the tipping point. When mother-of-one Amaia Engana, a 53-year-old former socialist city councillor from the Basque region of Spain, threw herself from her fourth floor apartment block window before she was served with eviction papers, the people and government shouted "Stop".
Engana was the second victim in as many weeks of a punitive swathe of home repossessions that has crippled the people of Spain.