A #crowd forms into a viewing #audience as the spectacle unfolds of five #Police officers holding down one man to put handcuffs on him. He was arrested for illegally hawking (selling merchandise on the pavement without a licence) on Las Ramblas in #Barcelona. I found this scene uncomfortably reminiscent of the #arrest and death of Eric Garner in New York, who died of asphyxiation in similar circumstances, particularly as the man being arrested was African. #crime #punishment #drama #blacklivesmatter #LasRamblas #Spain #Espana #Catalonia #Catalunya #IgersBarcelona #IgersCatalunya #travel #tourism #tourist #life #news #journalist

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