More than 160,000 march in Barcelona to demand Spain takes in more refugees

At least 160,000 protesters have marched in Barcelona to demand that Spain’s conservative-led government increase its efforts to take in refugees from war-torn countries like Syria.
Spain has accepted just 1,100 refugees of the over 17,000 it has pledged to take in.
Demonstrators march as they take part in a protest along the street in downtown Barcelona, Spain (Associated Press)On Thursday, a group of 66 refugees 65 Syrians and one Iraqi who arrived in Madrid raised the total number of refugees that Spain has taken in to just 1,100.
Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau, a former anti-eviction activist who has pushed Spain’s government to let her city accept more refugees, joined the march.
Barcelona police said 160,000 people took part in the march, while organisers said it reached 300,000 participants.

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Posted at Sun Feb 19 02:30:30 2017


The evolution of a kick: Tony Jaa practicing one one of his more complicated kicks on the set of “Ong Bak”.
According to Jaa, some of the moves in his films take an obscene amount of takes to perfect because, not only does the kick have to look good but the landing and the stunt man’s reaction also has to look perfect.

Still doesn’t beat Jackie Chan though. Jackie once famously yelled, “We stay here until we get it!” during the Jianzi game in “Dragon Lord”. The final sequence took around 2,900 takes to nail.