Anti-CETA demo planned for Madrid today

The #StopCETA event will call for non-ratification of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the European Union and Canada

By Ecologists in Action

The state campaign No to TTIP, CETA and TiSA, of which Ecologistas en Acción is part, has convened the #StopCETA demonstration this Saturday, June 3 at 12 o’clock. To demand the Congress of Deputies to vote against the ratification of the trade treaty between Canada and the EU, CETA.

Spokesmen of the campaign, representing more than 400 groups, social movements, unions and political organizations throughout the State, will attend the media at 11:30 a.m. In the head of the demonstration that will be located in the Cuesta de Moyano playing with the Paseo del Prado (Atocha). The demonstration begins in Atocha, passes through Neptune and ends in the Congress of Deputies.

Likewise, representatives of social, political and trade union organizations, as well as representatives of public institutions (Europarlamento, Congress and councils) will attend the event and will attend to the media before the start of the event.

The demonstration will be supported by tractors of the Coordinator of Organizations of Farmers and Cattlemen (COAG). Also attending the taxi sector, social groups such as Attac, Marea Verde, Marea Blanca, PAH or the platform affected by Hepatitis C, and environmental organizations such as Ecologists in Action, Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth.


11:30 p.m. Attention to the media. Head of demonstration in the Cuesta de Moyano with Paseo del Prado.
11:45 p.m. The tractors and the truck arrive with sound that will start the demonstration.
12:00 p.m. The manifestation begins.
2:00 p.m. Reading the manifesto in front of the Congress of Deputies.

What? Manifestation #StopCETA
Who? No to TTIP, CETA and TiSA, which includes Ecologistas en Acción
When? June 3 at 12:00 p.m.
Where? Atocha (Madrid)

More information: Francesca Ricciardi, spokesperson for Ecologists in Action and the campaign No to TTIP, CETA and TiSA, 633 15 02 07


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