Demonstrators in Spain

Madrid's Puerta del SolDemonstrators fill up Madrid’s famous landmark Puerta del Sol during a protest against politicians, bankers and authorities’ handling of the economic crisis May 19, 2011 in this panoramic photo. The demonstrations began on Sunday May 15, when thousands of people gathered in several cities in Spain to demand what they called ‘real democracy’ and protesters have vowed to occupy central squares in several Spanish cities until the May 22 local elections. Editors note: this panoramic picture is stitched from 6 separate photographs.