Lavapiés Riots in Madrid: The Aftermath


Lavapiés, arguably Madrid's most vibrant neighborhood is also one of the cities most diverse areas. The barrio has seen a heavy police presence this month which climaxed on March 15th and 16th after a Senegalese street vendor, Mame Mbaye was chased by police. The chase resulted in Mr. Mbaye's death which sparked riots and controversy across the Spanish capital.

This video shows testimonies from the Senegalese community not shown on mainstream Spanish media outlets.