Police in riot gear stormed a rally on Saturday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck. Police in riot gear stormed a rally on Saturday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck.
Police rushed to the scene to restore order after the man entered the building and ignored the warnings to leave the scene. In fact, as can be seen from the audiovisual material available on our website, the stranger was about to be caught in the arms of one of the employees. Please note that politis.com.cy will not publish this material for obvious reasons.
The reason for this incident was the selection of the Cyprus song at Eurovision, which provoked a lot of reactions due to the reference to the devil (the song is entitled “El Diablo”). In fact, it is recalled that yesterday RIK received threats from an unknown man to burn the building if the song is not withdrawn.
Eurovision: they were scared with El Diablo, they lost their temper
You's not going to b Diablo, I'm saying!
El Diablo / Eurovision – The person who threatened to burn RIK speaks to politis.com: “I was boiling, I apologize”