Spain: Hundreds of drivers join Vox protest over govt coronavirus response

Hundreds of drivers joined a car protest rally called by the far-right Vox party over the government's handling of the coronavirus outbreak, in Ciudad Real on Saturday. The protesters were seen driving along the city centre honking their horns and waving Spanish flags, while two nurses staged a counter-protest from the roadside, with the police becoming involved after the duo tried to block the... Еще traffic. The rally was one of many taking place throughout Spain on Saturday, with Vox dubbing it the event the «Caravan for Spain and Liberty.» The party is against the Spanish government's current coronavirus lockdown, with its position being that the restrictions violate the constitutional rights of the public. The government is currently rolling out a multi-phase plan to ease the lockdown, with Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez recently defending the restrictions as «the only possible way to effectively fight the virus.» As of Saturday, the country has registered 281,904 coronavirus cases with at least 28,628 people dying with the virus, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Mandatory credit to: mi ciudad real

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