TODAY, hundreds of anti-maskers joined forces at the Plaza de Colon in Spain’s Madrid to protest against having to wear face masks. All the protesters were seen not abiding to safety distances or wearing any protective face mask. The singer Miguel Bosé or the anti-vaxxer Josep Pàmies are just two of the prominent public figures in Spain who encouraged citizen participation in this demonstration.
Chants such as, “there is no fear,” “we want to see the virus” and “we are not criminals, we want to breathe” could be heard at the protest. People have been challenging the Covid-19 security measures without keeping their distance and even hugging each other, the repetitive chant of “long live love, long live life, long live freedom” was also heard. […]