A group of ‘outraged’ expropriates food at a supermarket in Barcelona to distribute to needy They fill a basket with food staples to give to the needy, as explained.
A group of about twenty ‘outraged’ has assaulted this morning a Mercadona supermarket in Cubelles (Barcelona) to take food and basic necessities, they said, pass out to people in need in the population.
As reported by one of the responsible for the supermarket, about twenty people have gone about 10.45 am to the hypermarket, next to the thermal Cubelles, a town south of Barcelona, and have filled a cart for various products.
Supermarket expropriations have extended to other parts of Spain, following the example of ‘Robin Hood’ mayor José Manuel Sánchez Gordillo in Andalusia. A store of the global supermarket chain Carrefour in the town of Merida in the western region of Extremadura was hit Friday by 50 members of the Platform for Basic Income in Extremadura. The regional leader of the radical United Left coalition Pedro Escobar backed what he described as a ‘symbolic’ action that would ‘draw attention to, and provoke reflection about the extreme situation that many families are in. ‘ Escobar observed that some families were in such dire straits that they were actually going hungry. El Publico