Barcelona once again became the epicenter of the protests last Monday, in which the radicals once again faced the Mossos d’Esquadra. During the seventh night of riots in Catalonia due to the imprisonment of rapper Pablo Hasel, there were scenes of confrontations between protesters and residents of Barcelona.
“You have to be aware of if they break your glass or if they threaten you, because it came out of my soul,” says Mateo, a neighbor who decided confront the protesters who were burning containers on the street where he lives.
The night left images of citizens berating protesters from their windows or going down to place the containers that the hooded men used to form barricades. It is the case of Juan who, as usual, He decided to go down to remove the containers from the street.
The revolt weighs in the central neighborhoods where the neighbors are not willing to make it a daily thing. “You can manifest what you want, but without hurting anyone”says a neighbor.
Another tense moment occurred when a woman tried to put out the flames of a container and several protesters rebuked him for his attitude, also yelling at him not to wear the mask.
In Badalona they left a painted for the mayor, Xavier García Albiol, with a threat: “Albiol, look under the car.”