Members of social movements tonight set up a campout in front of the Ministry of Social Development to demand for the food emergency and the increase in social wages and attendance at popular canteens. Earlier, july 9th Avenue, there were moments of tension, including detainees and injuries, when City Police personnel evicted Metrobus lanes that were cut up to Belgrano Avenue.
The protest day had begun at 10 a.m., when demonstrators concentrated at different points in the City to move to the headquarters of the carolina Stanley wallet, where in the afternoon the camp began, planned for 48 hours.» Let’s do the same campand and ask the minister to open the dialogue table. Where are the hooded men?» asked Polo Obrero leader Eduardo Belliboni in statements to the press, stating that «there were 15 wounded.»
«They have thrown gases and sticks at unarmed, uncovered faces,» he said
Wounded during the crackdown on July 9.
Police sources consulted by the NA agency noted that the eviction was carried out because social organizations violated a «previous agreement» that allowed the camping, but without metrobus cutting, something that the groups denied. Police reported that a man was arrested for «attack and resistance» to the authority, who had already been arrested on the same charge during a protest against the extradition of Facundo Jones Huala.
After the incidents, the situation calmed down, but tension remained and the troops formed a cordon to cover the protesters’ passage to the lanes through which the buses are circulating. In addition, a group of protesters traveled to Plaza de Mayo and there they set up another camping, which after 20 they decided to lift. The campfront for Social Development, which included popular pots and tents, included Pie Neighborhoods, the Confederation of Workers of the Popular Economy (CTEP), the Classic and Combative Current (CCC), the Front of Organizations in Struggle (FOL) and the Workers’ Pole .
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