The Spanish anti-fascists held in Barcelona protest in connection with the arrest of eight members of the state, which, in the opinion of the police, fought in the Donbass on the side of the militia.
in the area of the University went about 50 people with a demand to stop the case against the suspects. In addition, they accused the Government of Spain in the application of double standards concerning the Inhabitants of the state who traveled to the Ukraine, But were on different sides of the conflict.
last week the police arrested 8 people on suspicion of involvement in the fighting in the Donbass. All of them were later released on the condition to appear in court on the first request to testify. They are accused of involvement in the murder, possession of weapons and explosives, as well as participation in the shares, which is directed against the interests of the Kingdom of Spain abroad ", "undermine the peace and independence of the country" and in conflict neutral status of Spain in Ukrainian conflict.
Rallies in support of the suspects were held in Bilbao, Madrid, Alicante." We demand to remove the eight children of All charges and to close the case. We wish to show their support and Express solidarity with the people of Donbass. On the other side also fought the Spaniards, "said Fins news, one of the members of the Department of solidarity with antifascist Ukraine Catalonia" Juan Lopez.
Answering the question whether the anti-fascists confirm the participation of Spain in the Ukrainian conflict on the side of Kiev, Lopez referred to the social network." All that We know - We know from the Internet, and it seems, however, that on the other side of the conflict Is the Spanish. Personally I have not seen. But There are citizens who about this report, and those who were there, " said the notary anti-fascists.
He was supported by one of the participants, Elena Goncharova." at the meeting We demanded from the Spanish country stop to resort to double standards. Despite the declared neutrality, Spain was not neutral in this conflict. There is evidence that on the Ukrainian side, fighting the Spanish mercenary soldiers, in addition, here, in Spain, collected among immigrants from Ukraine, the most Western, for those battalions that fought in the Donbass, and this activity is not suppressed. We demanded that guys are not pursued because of internationalism is not a crime, " she said Last news .
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of the citizens of the region. According to the summary data of the United Nations, victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand people.