“Are my children worse off?”

SEMadrid Updated: 08/20/2020 08: 09h Save Related news

The leader of More Country, Íñigo Errejón, yesterday published a message on Twitter that caused the anger of the former president of the Community of Madrid, Cristina Cifuentes placeholder image. The one who was number two of Pablo Iglesias in Podemos defended the escraches and differentiated them from the “harassment” that the vice president and the Minister of Equality, Irene Montero, receive. “Are my children worse off?” Cifuentes replied.

“An escrache is a form of specific protest that makes a social problem visible and gives voice to those who do not have it,” said Errejón in his publication, in which he added: “The harassment of Pablo Iglesias and Irene Montero is intolerable ideological persecution. It’s hard not to think about the consequences it would have if it were others.

The former president of the Community of Madrid shared the publication with the following message: «Intolerable that Íñigo Errejón justifies any kind of escrache. To nobody… Are my children in a worse condition than those of Pablo Iglesias and Irene Montero?».

In this way, Cifuentes was referring to the escraches she suffered during her time as a government delegate in Madrid. Before the messages of the users, who insisted on differentiating both situations, the former president insisted: “My family was harassed for months. They met next to the front door of the house and rebuked my children even when they went out to throw away or garbage. That lasted until we moved in … And none of you came out to condemn him.

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