An “anti-repression” demonstration brought together nearly 500 people
this Saturday, June 13, 2015  in Barcelona under the slogan “if they
attack us for our struggles, we will respond with struggle,” it was
called in solidarity with incarcerated and persecuted comrades following
operations ‘Piñata’ (two are still detained, three others released under
judicial control) and ‘Pandora’ and more generally against the
repression of squats, and those who struggle against the state and this
In the demo, we could read on two banners: “!Neither gagged nor
domesticated, we continue to struggle” and “Repression likes us
isolated, solidarity makes us strong” while resonating in the streets
were chants of “Freedom! Freedom!”. Present in large numbers, the agents
of the anti-riot police Mossos d’Esquadra wanted to control and file the
participants at the level of the Plaza de Sants. The response to this
repressive strike was immediate in the streets of the Sants and Eixample
districts: more than twenty demonstrators destroyed the windows of bank
and real estate agencies, shops (including a beauty salon), a bus
shelter, three car dealerships (including those of ‘Peugeot’ and ‘Ford’,
where a fire was started).
Encircled (A)s and several slogans were daubed on the shop fronts. The
cops of Mossos d’Esquadra managed to divide the demo into two groups and
charged the march. Six people were arrested for “degradation street
After spending the night in the police station, they will appear before
the court on Monday morning. The Catalan police has announced that the
investigation was continuing and that further arrests were not excluded
in the coming days.
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Barcelona, Spain – Court order blocks and freezes bank accounts opened in solidarity with the prisoners of Operation Pandora
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The court of Barcelona blocked and froze the bank accounts opened in solidarity with the prisoners of Operation Pandora.
On orders of judge Eloy Velasco and as requested by the Brigada de Información de la Policía Nacional, the Audiencia Nacional blocked the bank accounts that had been opened soon after the arrests of Operation Pandora.