After hours protest in Ibiza town yesterday

August 5th, 2008 - 2:19 pm Posted in after hours ban, ibiza, ibiza 2008 | Comments (0)

A friend, Nick, went to the after hours protest in Ibiza town yesterday evening and sent us this short account:

Basically, about 8pm an assorted ragbag of hardcore (ie ageing ;-}) clubbers, queens and hippies headed off from Vara de Rey chanting “Libertad”. (It took some time for a chant which could be agreed on to emerge.)

The crowd then traipsed round sitting down at various road junctions accompanied by the honking of car horns. This may have been seen as support although it was rush hour… The demo was also joined by a car with a stereo only slightly less powerful than Amnesia’s. This gave everybody an excuse to jump around and perhaps provide justification for the authorities’ actions.

The local police made a half-hearted attempt to clear people from the road. But the Guardia Civil didn’t show, at least while I was there. And that was it really.

According to this mornings Diario de Ibiza – there were roughly a maximum of 300 people…

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