Easter Procession Ended in Turmoil in Sevilla

Country: Spain

Date of incident: April 14, 2017

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Anti-Religion or humanism groups



“La Madrugá”, the Easter procession during the night from Maundy Thursday to Good Friday was interrupted and ended in turmoil with 17 people being taken to the hospital and one person was admitted to the ICU for head trauma. Eight people were arrested for the vandalism and the police investigated the connections and potential coordination of the attack on the Easter procession.

Sources: La Gaceta