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Protestors hold a banner reading "public healthcare for everyone" and "general strike" as they march against healthcare austerity measures announced by the Spanish government and to defend the public healthcare system in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. Hundreds of Spaniards concerned with government cuts to healthcare and civil servants hit with another freeze on their wages for next year held a protest in downtown Madrid.

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Thousands march to protest austerity cuts in Spain

Several thousand people marched in downtown Madrid on Saturday to protest austerity measures they say will lead to cuts in cherished national health care and the privatization of public services.

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