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Spain: Unions protest against far-right party Vox on Day of Andalusia03:22

Spain: Unions protest against far-right party Vox on Day of Andalusia

Spain, Seville
February 28, 2019 at 16:26 GMT -00:00 · Published

Trade unions and citizens marched across the streets of the Andalusian capital of Seville on Thursday, in protest against the far-right Vox party.

Vox gained parliamentary representation at the regional elections last December, causing a number of demonstrations all across the country.

"Today is a day to support SAT and to support the working class of Andalusia, the sovereigns of Andalusia, in a context as difficult as the Andalusian one, at this time with the advance of the far-right, with this extreme-right party in Andalusia, which threatens to get to the national government," said trade unionist Koldo Saez. "[It's] a real threat and a very dangerous threat which puts the most elementary freedoms of all citizens at risk."

The protest was held on La Dia de Andalucia, a public holiday which marks the day when in 1980 a referendum led to the region's autonomy.

Spain: Unions protest against far-right party Vox on Day of Andalusia03:22
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Trade unions and citizens marched across the streets of the Andalusian capital of Seville on Thursday, in protest against the far-right Vox party.

Vox gained parliamentary representation at the regional elections last December, causing a number of demonstrations all across the country.

"Today is a day to support SAT and to support the working class of Andalusia, the sovereigns of Andalusia, in a context as difficult as the Andalusian one, at this time with the advance of the far-right, with this extreme-right party in Andalusia, which threatens to get to the national government," said trade unionist Koldo Saez. "[It's] a real threat and a very dangerous threat which puts the most elementary freedoms of all citizens at risk."

The protest was held on La Dia de Andalucia, a public holiday which marks the day when in 1980 a referendum led to the region's autonomy.

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