Spain Evictions

Juan Montiel, centre, suffers an epileptic seizures as his wife Marivi Leon del Valle, top, and his sister Maria Luisa Montiel, 47, right, help him during their eviction in Madrid, Spain on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Maria Montiel, a former geriatric assistant, was living in a Bankia bank-owned apartment with her brother, Juan Montiel, 56, who has 46 percent disability, his wife, Marivi Leon del Valle, 54, who also has health problems and a friend, Jose Antonio Garcia Mendoza, 64. Out of work and dependent on small state benefits, they had been living on the street before renting a room in the apartment, which had been occupied by others that later left. The family tried to pay a token rent but the bank insisted on their eviction. Dozens of riot police carried out the eviction despite protests by housing rights activists. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

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