Friday, August 19, 2011

Madrid, new clashes in the night between police and protestors of the Pope's visit

High tension remains in Madrid. During the night, the Puerta del Sol, the police has once again loaded the "secularists" who protest against the visit of Benedict XVI on the occasion of World Youth Day. Last night officers were in riot gear intervened to clear the square, after Wednesday there had been incidents in which 11 people were injured.

According to the reconstruction provided by El Pais, the police initially only wanted to prevent the protesters and the pilgrims arrived in the Spanish capital to attend the rally should come into contact. But then there were new charges to clear the square, occupied in the weeks before the "indignados" Spanish.

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