An activist movement in Spain has turned its attention to blocking evictions, according to news reports.

Dubbed the "indignados" (Spanish for "indignant ones"), tens of thousands of protesters camped out in town squares in May to object to the government’s spending cuts and a 21 percent unemployment rate — the highest in the European Union. Since then, the protesters have turned their focus to preventing evictions of unemployed people who cannot afford their mortgage payments.

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