Half a million people in March against terrorism
The motto was on a huge banner. The slogan was carried in several languages, including Arabic. The demonstration was a response to the terrorist attacks of nine days ago on the Ramblas and in Cambrils. The police estimated the number of participants on half a million.
The March, organized by shopkeepers and residents of the Ramblas, began on the beautiful Passeig de GrÃ cia boulevard and ended at Plaza de Catalunya. On that square was a commemoration ceremony held. Volunteers were handing flowers out. Many people in the procession had red, yellow and white roses with him in memory of the 15 fatalities caused by the terrorist attacks. They let know loud and clear not to be intimidated by "jihadists" and violence to defy.
The Spanish King Felipe also ran with it, dressed all in black. It was the first time in the history of the Spanish monarchy that the monarch participated in such a mass meeting. Not everyone stated that incidentally on price, witness the protest sign ' Felipe, people who want peace, don't act in weapons ' that the King was. The Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy could what some Catalans also relates to "peg".