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A gathering across Spain to condemn those who died in Melilla

Madrid, July 1 (EFE) .- Human rights organizations, social groups and migrant communities have called for demonstrations this Friday in Spanish cities to condemn the deaths of 37 people, according to NGOs, on June 24 when they tried. Crossing the border between Morocco and Melilla.

This Friday’s protests are being held under the slogan “Black Lives Matter” and the most symbolic will take place in the city of Melilla itself, where the rescued migrants who managed to cross the fence and who were in the internment center have been summoned. Temporary immigrants. (CITI).

In addition, the territorial vicar of Melilla and representative of Caritas, priest Eduardo Ressa, used social networks to encourage participation.

This is a coordinated action across Spain, so the events will take place simultaneously at 19:30.

In addition to Melilla, there will be concentrations in Madrid, Seville, Malaga, Santander, Valencia, A Coruña, Santiago de Compostela, Pontevedra, Vigo, Bilbao, Vitoria, Cuenca and Ceuta, among others.

With these acts, the aim is to give continuity to the rallies that have been held throughout the week to condemn the “deaths at the borders” and to demand an investigation that will shed light on the facts.

In the capital, IU Madrid joined the act this Friday and invited the networks to participate in a new concentration “to continue to condemn the massacre in Melilla”. As these days, it will be held in the central Plaza de Callao.

Source: El Diario





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