Thousands of people gathered on Thursday at the Obelisk of Buenos Aires and other nerve centers in more than 70 cities across Argentina to protest with a “flag for freedom” against the government of Alberto Fernández against the measures taken to prevent the Slow down advance. of the corona virus but also for other reasons.
The protests were launched on the occasion of the 204th anniversary of Argentina’s independence with the idea that the demonstrators would drive their cars to the designated locations and show the Argentine flag out of their windows to respect social distance.
In Buenos Aires, this led to a large concentration of cars, with some people climbing on the hoods and roofs to raise the national flag from there, although there were also many people on the street.
The main cause of the protest was the government’s response to the pandemic, particularly the national quarantine, which left those who depend on their daily work without food to survive.