Monday, March 1, 2021

Protesters in Barcelona robbed luxury brand stores


Around 1,000 people took part in the protests in Barcelona on Sunday and 6,000 on Saturday. Photo: EPA

According to Spanish media estimates, about a thousand people took part in the protest in Barcelona, ​​while there were at least 6,000 on Saturday. Smaller protests also took place in Girona and Bilbao on Sunday, reports the German news agency DPA.

In Barcelona, ​​protesters chanted “Freedom for Pablo Hasela“gathered in front of the main train station and then headed towards the city center. Some are then on Central Avenue Rambla set up barricades.

A group of masked protesters also pelted police officers guarding the city headquarters with bottles, firecrackers and other objects. At least five people have been arrested for smashing the shop windows of a clothing store, police said on Twitter.

On Saturday, robbing the shops of luxury manufacturers

Broken Versace exhibition.  Photo: EPA

Broken Versace exhibition. Photo: EPA

The mayor of Barcelona is on Saturday before the protests Ada Colau messages that “defending freedom of expression in no way justifies the destruction of property, the intimidation of our fellow citizens and the damage to companies already affected by the crisis“.

Protesters are on fashionable Avenue at night Walk of Funny smashed shop windows and looted stores from Nike, Versace, Tommy Hilfiger, Hugo Boss and Diesel.

They also attacked the building of the Barcelona Stock Exchange and set it on fire more motorcycles.

Since the protests began on Tuesday, it has been in the Catalan capital and several other cities detained total more than a hundred people, of whom 32 are minors.

Some have suffered injuries so far more than 80 people, both protesters and police officers. On Tuesday, a woman hit by a rubber bullet lost an eye.

Nine months in prison for “glorifying terrorism”

Police officers in anti-riot gear.  Photo: EPA

Police officers in anti-riot gear. Photo: EPA

Protests began Tuesday night in Catalonia hours after a Catalan musician was jailed for condemning “the glorification of terrorism and the insult to the monarchy.” The 32-year-old was sentenced to nine months in prison. The glorification of terrorism was condemned for more as 60 tweets between 2014 and 2016, due to the insult of former King Philip VI. to have accusing police of torturing and killing protesters and refugees has received a € 25,000 fine, the Guardian reports.

Amnesty International to have prominent Spanish artists such as the actor Javier Bardem and director Pedro Almodovar, meanwhile, claim to be Hasel punished for his artistic expression, which undermines freedom of speech in Spain.





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