May 5, 2021 - A “Margaret Thatcher Square” sign in Madrid was replaced with “Bobby Sands Square” by an activist on the 40th anniversary of Sands' death. The Irish independence fighter died on a hunger strike in prison to pressure British PM Thatcher to give back political status to Irish Republican prisoners. [link]
Aunque tú no lo sepas te inventaba conmigo,
hicimos mil proyectos, paseamos
por todas las ciudades que te gustan,
recordamos canciones, elegimos renuncias,
aprendiendo los dos a convivir
entre la realidad y el pensamiento.
February 16/17, 2021 - Thousands demonstrated and rioted in cities across Spain after the arrest of Catalan antifascist and communist rapper Pablo Hasél, for the crime of “praising” ETA, and insulting the Spanish monarchy and police in his music and in tweets. Protesters fought riot police, and attacked police stations and banks. [video]/[video]/[video]/[video]