The virulence of hate in the suburbs

As a new expression of hate speech, over the weekend they vandalized Quilmes a mural reminiscent of the students kidnapped on the Night of the Pencils and others who honored Néstor Kirchner. At the same time, the city of silver woke up with graffiti proclaiming “Death to the Kirchner government.” Deputy Victoria Donda, in turn, denounced threats and “hate messages” from the leader of the Federal Revolution.

In Quilmes strangers covered with Red paint the mural of the Night of the Pencils and left leaning against the wall, in addition, a pig’s head nailed to a cross. Last week marked the 46th anniversary of the kidnappings of the ten high school students in the city of La Plata, perpetrated by the last military dictatorship.

The mayor of Quilmes, Mayra Mendozaposted a photo on his Twitter account: “This is how this Quilmes mural woke up which represents a tribute to the struggle and history of the young people who disappeared in the Night of the Pencils. Once again we see how hate speech only leads to more violence,” she posted.

The mural consisted of a drawing of the faces of the disappeared students with the slogans “The pencils keep writing” Y “Never more”. It had been carried out by the La Jauretche group, and it was not the only one vandalized. The intendant also showed other three murals from their district, which honored Néstor and Cristina Kirchner, Evita and Perón. Insults such as “Shit K” were painted on them.

The president of the Cultural Institute of the Province of Buenos Aires, Florence Saintout, showed in turn on their networks the graffiti that appeared in La Plata of “Death to the Kirchnerist government”. “No political space has to be built from the denial of the other,” warned the former dean of the Faculty of Journalism of La Plata, who blamed the hegemonic media and the macrista opposition: “With what they say and cover up, they are largely responsible for this climate of violence.

The councilors of the block of the Front of All of the city of La Plata will present the repudiation in the Deliberative Council and will request surveillance cameras of the area to be able to trace the authors of the graffiti. The graffiti appeared along Diagonal 73 and also on Calle 2, near the Faculty of Journalism of the National University of La Plata (UNLP).

The Second Plenary of the National and Popular Thought of the Front of All had been held in that place on Saturday, in which the assassination attempt suffered by Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was repudiated and a call was made to “build a strong and without violence”.


“Jonathan Morel says he is not violent but he threatened to kill me on 08/25, days before the assassination attempt against (vice president) Cristina Fernández de Kirchner,” he said. donda on his Twitter account, where he also shared a video asking “Do you know Jonathan Morel?“, and collects statements from the leader of the Federal Revolution.

“Donda, you’re going to have the same fate as your parents, you daughter of a bitch. You’re going to ring the bell for San Pedro, Donda, your shell,” says Morel in a video recorded during a demonstration on August 25 in the door of the presidential residence of Olivos.

Jonathan Morel recently participated in a virtual forum called “Do you have to rot it?“, beside Franco Ezequiel Castelli, a soldier arrested and expelled from the ranks of the Army last week for committing a “very serious offense” after the recordings became known. In this forum, which was broadcast live on Twitter, death threats and incitements to commit crimes were made against officials, and both spoke of mingling for seven consecutive days among CFK supporters to, at the right moment, “make it go down in history”, in reference to the intention to assassinate her.

Source: Pagina12

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