Protest in Spain – level 1

01-05-2018 15:00

This news is from Spain. Five men rape a woman. She is 18 years old. This happens in 2016. Now police catch the men. They must go to prison for nine years. People do not like this. They want stricter punishment for the men.

People protest in the streets. Around 35,000 people protest.

Difficult words: rape (make someone have sex), stricter (worse), punishment (something which a person must do after doing a crime).

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