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Spain: Protest against far-right party in Barcelona March 23

Over 200 civil society groups plan to hold a demonstration denouncing Vox, a far-right political party, in Barcelona on March 23; associated disruptions expected

22 Mar 09:58 AM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 3/21/2019, 12:00 AM until 3/23/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Madrid). COUNTRY/REGION Barcelona

Event

Around 200 civil society groups are planning to hold a demonstration in Barcelona on Saturday, March 23, to denounce the far-right Vox political party. Supporters will gather at Jardinets de Gràcia at 15:00 (local time) before marching to Grand Via along Passeig de Gràcia. The march is being held under the slogan “#stopVox” with a focus on the rise of racism and xenophobia in Spain. Heightened security measures and localized traffic disruptions are expected along the march route.

Advice

Individuals in Barcelona are advised to monitor developments, anticipate localized disruptions and heightened security presence, and avoid all demonstrations as a precaution.

 

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