Wednesday, October 20

Moments of tension and throwing of objects in the rally in Madrid in support of Hasel

A protester clashes with police in a protest at Hasel's imprisonment

A protester clashes with police in a protest at Hasel’s imprisonment

A group of gathered at the Puerta del Sol in Madrid in support of rapper Pablo Hasel He has starred in several scenes of tension and confrontation with the agents of the National Police, at whom they have thrown various objects and have reprimanded with insults.

Hundreds of people have gathered this Wednesday in the center of Madrid to demand the release of the rapper, arrested this Tuesday in Lleida to serve the sentence imposed by the National Court for a crime of glorifying terrorism and insults and slander against the monarchy and the State security forces after spreading threatening messages on social networks.

The act of protest, called by social networks and that does not have authorization from the Government Delegation, has started at around 7:00 p.m. in Puerta del Sol under strong police force after the altercations registered in the calls for this Tuesday at various points of Catalonia like Barcelona, ​​Lleida, Girona, Vic (Barcelona) and Reus (Tarragona), as well as in the city of Valencia.

With banners on which the motto could be read ‘Kidnapped by the State Everyone to the streets! Let’s conquer your freedom!‘or’ Pablo Hasel, Freedom. Out with the Francoist Justice ‘, the rally began with a festive atmosphere under chants to demand the Catalan rapper’s release from prison.

‘Freedom, Pablo Hasel’, have been chanted insistently by those gathered in front of the headquarters of the Government of the Community of Madrid, most of them wearing Covid-19 masks but not always keeping the safety distance recommended by the health authorities.

‘Here are the antifascists!’, ‘Madrid will be the tomb of fascism‘ The ‘The fight goes on, whatever it takes‘, have been other of the songs that have been repeated the most, to which other cries have been added such as’ The Bourbons are thieves ‘,’ I also shit on the King ‘or’ Let them take Pablo out and put Juan in Carlos’.

Banners like ‘Prison King, Freedom Rap‘,’ Enough censorship ‘or’ No to the gag law ” Censorship = Tyranny ‘and drawings of faces with their mouths covered with a cross have flooded a Puerta de Sol surrounded by vans of the National Police, troops to whom The congregation has challenged with shouts of ‘police out of our streets’ or ‘Nazi by day, Police by night’.

A young woman loses an eye

A young woman who turned out this Tuesday night injured during the riots in Barcelona in the protest for the arrest and imprisonment of rapper Pablo Hasél has lost his eye, as hospital sources have informed Europa Press.

The protester, who is admitted to the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, ​​has suffered a burst of the eyeball, he is serious but he is not afraid for his life, have indicated the cited sources.

From the Irídia Human Rights Center they have assured that the woman was injured by a foam projectile from the Mossos d’Esquadra and has asked collaboration to investigate the facts, which happened between 8.30 pm and 8.45 pm in Via Augusta.

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