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Lorca will concentrate tomorrow on the occasion of the XXII anniversary of the assassination of councilman Miguel Ángel Blanco by the terrorist group ETA (11/07/2019)

The event, which will take place tomorrow, Friday at 11 am in the Alameda de la Constitución, will be attended by members of all the political parties that make up the Municipal Corporation.

The City of Lorca organizes a tribute ceremony on the occasion of the XXII anniversary of the murder of councilor Miguel Ángel Blanco.

It will be tomorrow, Friday, July 11, at 11 am, in the Alameda de la Constitución and it is expected that members of all the political parties that make up the Lorca Municipal Corporation will attend.

From the municipal groups that represent the political parties Ciudadanos, Vox, Izquierda Unida, PSOE and Partido Popular all Lorca are encouraged to participate in this concentration, which will read the manifesto called "The voice of white hands", sent by the Miguel Ángel Blanco Foundation itself, from the full conviction that only through the defense of democratic values, respect and coexistence in peace, can a free society be built.

It will also be a floral offering.

An act that has been held annually in our city, at the initiative of the youth organization New Generations, with the support of the City of Lorca and with the participation of all political groups Lorca and also of numerous associations in the town with the goal of honoring a person who has marked the history of Spain, giving as fruit the so-called spirit of Ermua, as well as its manifesto, which managed to bring together public officials around the defense of the values ​​of democracy and the rejection of terrorism of ETA.

Miguel Ángel Blanco was a Popular Party councilor in Ermua (Vizcaya) when, at the age of 29, several members of the terrorist group Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) kidnapped him to pressure the Spanish government to bring the prisoners closer to the band to Basque prisons.

A threat that 48 hours later became reality and appeared murder in the Guipuzcoan town of Lasarte.

His kidnapping and murder was a before and after in the society of the moment as people demonstrated in all parts of Spain to show the tiredness before a constant fear achieved by the terrorism of ETA.

A social movement that is considered the birth of the struggle for democratic firmness and the general recognition of the value of the victims of terrorism.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca

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