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Spain: Demonstration reported in Terrassa (Catalonia) December 6

At least one person injured and 20 arrested during demonstration in Terrassa (Catalonia) December 6

06 Dec 09:51 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 12/6/2018, 12:00 AM until 12/10/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Madrid). COUNTRY/REGION Terrassa

Event

Clashes were reported during a demonstration against the far-right Vox party in Terrassa (Catalonia) on the afternoon (local time) of Thursday, December 6. According to reports, at least one person was injured during the protest and police forces arrested 20 demonstrators. Further demonstrations are possible in the area in the coming days. A heightened security presence, along with associated transportation disruptions, are expected in the vicinity of any demonstration.

Context

Protests have been organized in response to Vox winning 12 seats in the Andalusian parliament in the December 2 regional elections. Thousands of people demonstrated in Seville, Grenada, and Malaga on December 3.

Advice

Individuals in the affected areas are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, prepare for traffic disruptions, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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