Demonstrators gathered across Spain to counterprotest and march on the day of Francisco Franco’s death, the fascist leader of Spain for more than 15 years. Antifascists held thousand-strong protests in Valladolid and Canillejas, in northeastern Madrid. Many fascists also protested in several cities, inciting counter-demonstrations where they did happen.
Hundreds gathered in Valladolid, following a Francoist demonstration in the area in which many raised the Heil Hitler salute. Antifascists promptly arrived nearby, condemning the Franco regime, and dropping banners before engaging in a march across the city.
Hundreds to thousands also gathered at Canillejas, a neighborhood in the northeast of Madrid, in a protest organized by the Bukaneros and Madrid Antifa. Other groups attended as well, such as Carabanchel Antifa.