Monday, November 28

The activist who was arrested in the eviction of the camp against the Puertito de Adeje macroproject is acquitted

The activist who was arrested last week during the forced eviction of the protest camp set up near the port of Adeje, where is the built Cradle of the Soul tourism macroprojecthas been acquitted in the trial of all the charges against him.

As detailed in a note by the Salvar La Tejita Association, of which he is president, the man had been recording the promoter’s attempt to force the protesters to leave their camp through the use of “violence” and “aggressions”. physical”.

Thus, the video images that were used as evidence “show how he is shot down by two members of the Civil Guard and then, despite the fact that he did not offer any resistance, the guards were quickly joined by a member of the security team. private property of the promoter”, indicates the collective.

In a statement released by the association, he commented that it has been proven that he did not attack any agent, stressing at the same time that the attitude of the group is “the peaceful way of protest”, emphasizing that they will not “stop” until it is fulfilled. its “objective” of paralyzing the works.

Cuna del alma, which intends to urbanize with hotels and 420 luxury villas (among other infrastructures) more than 400,000 square meters in a ravine and beach in the south of Tenerife, has two negative reports (from 2014 and 2017) and a sanction proposal by the General Directorate of Heritage of the Government of the Canary Islands, which confirmed, after a report from the Island Council, that an important archaeological site had been irreversibly destroyed and without taking any protective measures. The company has confirmed to this newspaper that it has appealed this sanction proposal.

In addition, in the environmental impact reports presented, up to seven protected plant species that are found in the area that is already being urbanized do not appear.