How Many Journalists Have Been Attacked by Police in Catalonia this Week?

“These days there has been an unprecedented attack on the right to information,” says the group of Journalists Ramon Barnils. This statement gives an account of the repressive actions of the National Police and the Mossos dʼEsquadra in Catalonia that since Monday October 14 have attacked 58 journalists.

The Critical Observatory of the Media Mèdia.cat has recorded the aggressions suffered by journalists in the exercise of their work, between October 14 and 18, in Catalonia. According to the provisional total of the cases, the figures are as follows:

-Monday, October 14: 12 injured journalists

-Tuesday, October 15: 11 injured journalists

-Wednesday, October 16: 13 injured journalists

-Thursday, October 17: 2 injured journalists

-Friday, October 18: 20 injured journalists

Last Monday, October 14, the Supreme Court ruling on the trial of independent leaders was announced. Since then, there have been numerous and massive demonstrations in rejection of these sentences.

Source URL: La IguanaTV

Translated by JRE/EF