"I'm not afraid": In Barcelona, hundreds of thousands of people march against terrorism

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The rally was also attended by the Prime Minister of Spain Mariano Rajoy and King Felipe VI
16:58, 27 August 2017

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In Barcelona, hundreds of thousands of people attended the mass action against terrorism, organized in connection with the August 17 attacks, which killed 16 people, The Guardian reports.

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The march was held under the slogan: "No tinc por", which is translated from Catalan as "I'm not afraid", the participants of the action carried banners, flags and posters with this inscription. According to the police of Barcelona, 500 thousand people took part in the action.

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Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and King Felipe VI also joined the rally. Let us note that in this way Felipe VI became the first Spanish monarch to visit the demonstration.

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At the same time, there were demonstrators who criticized the king, claiming that he was selling weapons to countries supporting terrorism. One of the protesters had a poster in English, saying: "Felipe, people who want peace do not engage in weapons."

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