USA.- A few hundred demonstrators protest in front of the US Capitol for those arrested in the attack
Madrid, 19 (Europa Press)
Amid heavy police presence, and without serious incidents recorded, a few hundred protesters have gathered in front of the US Capitol this Saturday to protest the arrest of those who took part in the attack on the same building on January 6.
Although promoters of the demonstration expected a gathering of 700 people, according to estimates by the Capitol Police, around 450 people eventually attended the event, including many journalists and some counter-protesters.
Two days ago, the US Department of Homeland Security warned of the potential for “violent acts” within the framework of the protests, according to an intelligence report accessed by the CNN television network.
Despite the notice, agents have made only four arrests, including a man with a firearm, who was identified shortly after the congregation disbanded, according to records, at around 1:30 p.m. (local time) .
Organizers, including a former member of former US President Donald Trump’s campaign team, have attributed heavy police presence and low turnout to alleged rumors on social media that the act was being used by officers to make mass arrests, details . American media ‘USA Today’.
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