As I already did during the morning of yesterday Citizens Dénia, PSPV, Compromís per Dénia and podem Dénia They have expressed their rejection of what happened on Sunday morning in front of the Social Center. The presentation of the latest book by Gabriel Rufián served as a pretext for a dozen far-right protesters, loaded with fascist symbols, will try to alter the coexistence of the place and boycott the act of the congressman.
The PSPV has shown its "energetic rejection" giving a "resounding no to ideologies that are based on silencing the voice of others" and "to the tension that some are determined to awaken in our society of fully consolidated democratic values." "From the PSPV Dénia we have always said, we say and we will say no to fascism", indicated the formation in its statement on some facts that at the same time they brand as "anecdotal", but that "in the year 2021, we have to see flags in Dénia Constitutional courts, raised hands and other extreme right-wing demonstrations cannot leave us unmoved. "
More resounding was the Dianense mayor proclaiming a "Already well" from his social networks. "What do you know about what it means to go through a war and live in a dictatorship? What do you know about the freedom you enjoy? What do you know about the people who fought for it, for our freedom and yours?" Vicent Grimalt on Facebook, claiming to be fed up with threats.
In the same line, Compromís per Dénia was pronounced through his Instagram profile late yesterday. "It cannot be tolerated that fascism circulates freely through our streets and that events like these continue to enjoy total impunity", indicated the Valencian formation, to which they added that "the violence of a few can never eclipse respect and tolerance of a whole people. "
"In a full democracy it is intolerable to go out to meet a person to intimidate him for defending different ideas." This is how Podem Dénia has condemned the events also through their social networks, underlining that "freedom is at stake when groups, no matter how small, come together to reprimand and intimidate a public figure who is exercising their right to present a work in book form, to express your ideas, with which you can agree or not. "
On the other hand, yesterday the intention of the Department of Democratic Quality to investigate what happened, asking the Government Delegation in the Valencian Community to identify those people who exhibited Francoist elements and symbols, as well as other elements considered contrary to democratic memory.