Youth wing of Catalan political party films attack on tourist cycles and sprays ‘tourism kills neighbourhoods’ on bus

The youth wing of a Catalan political party has posted a video of its members vandalising bicycles, days after it slashed the tyres of a tour bus near FC Barcelona’s stadium and sprayed the windscreen with the slogan “Tourism kills neighbourhoods”.

Arran, the youth wing of the radical CUP (Popular Unity Candidacy) party, has claimed responsibility for the anti-tourism campaign. CUP, which is propping up the centre-right nationalist Catalan government, has been criticised over its refusal to condemn the attacks.

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