Hundreds take to the streets demanding Spanish PM resign over poor handling of coronavirus


On Thursday, demonstrators accomplishing Spain’s national flag walked for more than an hour on Calle Larios, in Malaga, hymning slogans against the government. Spain allowed the protest to continue as they soothe lockdown restrictions.


Signs calling for Mr Sanchez and his entire domination to resign were the most popular slogans heard throughout the testimony.

Francisca Torres, who attended the protest with friends, told ABCandalucia: “It is a disaster the situation to which this government has led us.

“They have not managed this calamity properly.”

The peaceful protest saw numerous members of the National Police and a alliance of them in the Plaza de la Constitución receiving a huge ovation from gets.

Hundreds of people protested against Spanish PM (Image: Getty)

Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez accused of down handling of COVID-19 (Image: Getty)

José Gutierrez said: “I handiwork in the hospitality industry and the situation is unbearable, especially here in Malaga, where tourism is key.”

Malaga isn’t the contrariwise region in Spain that has seen anti-government protests after demonstrators convened in Madrid earlier this week and other Spanish big apples to protest the government’s handling of COVID-19.

The protestors also demanded the relinquishment of Mr Sánchez, with some claiming the country has turned into a dictatorship.

The demonstrators objected to the authority’s growing powers to tackle the coronavirus, which they claim has resulted in a “ministry by decree”.

READ MORE: Spain protests: Crowds erupts for tenth day urgent Sánchez resigns

People took to the streets in Malaga to protest the regime (Image: Getty)

At 9pm each night protestors include taken to banging pots and pans to signal their disapproval of the lockdown and the Socialist-led regime that imposed it.

The protests have also spilt out into the drives of many Spanish cities, including Madrid, Galapagar and Valencia.

The patrol have steadily increased their presence to prevent confrontations and block the protestors from blocking streets – as they did in the first few days of the substantiations.

Protestors also started targeting the homes of government ministers, such as Pablo Iglesias, the management’s second Vice President, and the country’s transport minister José Luis Ábalos.

DON’T Lassie 
End of Spanish holidays? Tourists MUST arrive before JUNE 15 [Rejoice in] 

Spain holidays: UK government issues new warning [OPINION] 
Holidays: New lounger rules could whit ‘sunbed war’s among Britons [INSIGHT]

Coronavirus cases around the Terra (Image: Express)

Much of Spain is now in Phase One, which allows some caste of social interaction and the reopening of some businesses, but Madrid still balances in Phase Zero – and has had few restrictions eased.

Mr Sanchez has also won the vote to continue lockdown until June 7 according to local Spanish media.

“The uneasiness state and the de-escalation plan did work. It will not last a day longer than fated,” said Mr Sánchez.

“No one has the right to waste what we have achieved bulk all.”

Protests have broken out across Spain as lockdown measures appease (Image: Getty)

Minister Adriana Lastra added: “We still entertain many uncertainties, but also many certainties.

“We know that without our answerability, all that sacrifice will not be enough.

“We have already seen outbreaks in some turfs.”

The two-week lockdown extension will run until June 7.

This week, Spain’s continuously death toll fell to 48, marking the first time it has subsided below 50 since March.

The overall death toll was 27,940 while the hundred of confirmed cases rose by 482 to a total of 233,037, the ministry reported.

Additional reporting by Maria Ortega

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *