The leader of the PP in Parliament, Alexander Fernandezhas assured that the altercations in the Mercé have not occurred by chance, pointing to Ada Colau: «Barcelona has a mayor who, before being mayor, was a squat».
“These terrible images don’t just happen. This does not happen by infused science. Barcelona has a mayor who, before being mayor, was a squat », she reflected in a video posted on Twitter.
He has also targeted other Catalan leaders who justify, according to him, altercations: “Who can be surprised that today so many young people have no respect for private property and rob shops?”, and added that there is a generation that believes that civility is an invention of fascism, in his words.
In the early hours of this Sunday A young man has died after being stabbedwhile the second night of the La Mercé festivities has ended with ten arrested for serious altercations.
Los Mossos d’Esquadra They have reported, through their Twitter account, that they are already investigating what happened around the “violent death” of this young man.
We are investigating the violent death of a man this morning in Barcelonahttps://t.co/npuwTQgSzS pic.twitter.com/KWT81Potxv
— Mossos (@mossos) September 25, 2022
However, Colau has assured in statements collected by Europa Press that discarded that this death related to the altercations that have been given at the concerts on the second night of the Mercé festivities due to “the time and place” in which it happened.
In this sense, the councilor explained that the Mercé festivities have culminated in 10 arrests due to the altercations that have occurred during the concerts. In statements to Catalonia Radio, she has indicated that the arrests have been caused by the “destroying” of vehicles, “container burning” and vandalism in shops and public furniture.
This Sunday, OKDIARIO has reported that in Catalonia the violations triple those that occur in Madrid: 486 vs. 137 so far this year.
In fact, the women of Catalonia lead the dramatic ranking of rapes in Spain by autonomous community. Every 9 hours a Catalan denounces a sexual assault with penetration, the old crime of rape, according to statistics from the Ministry of the Interior, which collects data from the National Police, Civil Guard, local police and Mossos d’Esquadra. Specifically, the data shows that in Catalonia 468 rapes were reported between January 1 and June 30, 2022, a sexual assault every 9 hours in that autonomous community.
By provinces, the data from Barcelona leave no room for doubt, with 237 violations in six months, becomes the most insecure province of Spain for a woman. This figure represents an increase of 23.4% compared to the previous year.