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Spain: 'No more deaths' - Barcelona protesters denounce death of street vendor02:18

Spain: 'No more deaths' - Barcelona protesters denounce death of street vendor

Spain, Barcelona
March 17, 2018 at 01:14 GMT -00:00 · Published

Hundreds of protesters marched in Barcelona on Friday to denounce the death of Senegalese street vendor Mamme Mbage, who suffered a heart attack while reportedly running from police. The incident sparked riots in the city on Thursday evening and protests have been ongoing throughout Friday.

The protest was accompanied by a heavy presence of riot police. Demonstrators gathered in a square in the neighbourhood of Lavapies, chanting and holding banners with slogans including "Surviving is not a crime".

"This is the moment to say no more deaths, no more racism, no more segregation, arbitrariness, corruption, xenophobia and justice. We want to say high and loud that black lives do matter," one protester told the crowd.

35-year old Mamme Mbage from Senegal died while escaping a police inspection on street vendors. Witnesses said Mbage was being followed by policemen on motorcycles.

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Hundreds of protesters marched in Barcelona on Friday to denounce the death of Senegalese street vendor Mamme Mbage, who suffered a heart attack while reportedly running from police. The incident sparked riots in the city on Thursday evening and protests have been ongoing throughout Friday.

The protest was accompanied by a heavy presence of riot police. Demonstrators gathered in a square in the neighbourhood of Lavapies, chanting and holding banners with slogans including "Surviving is not a crime".

"This is the moment to say no more deaths, no more racism, no more segregation, arbitrariness, corruption, xenophobia and justice. We want to say high and loud that black lives do matter," one protester told the crowd.

35-year old Mamme Mbage from Senegal died while escaping a police inspection on street vendors. Witnesses said Mbage was being followed by policemen on motorcycles.

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