Police officer with gun
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Rubber balls cause controversy in Spain

The use of rubber balls fired by police during demonstrations in Spain has proved controversial - with the practice now banned in the Basque Country.

They are meant to be a deterrent, but they can cause serious injury and have been linked to a death, as Tom Burridge reports.

  • 20 Dec 2012
Go to next video: The growth of Spain's far right