The business professionals of fun they tried to force entry into the Ministry of Finance, having the PSP used batons and gas pepper for the hang.
The protesters were demanding to be received by the secretary of State of Finance to talk about the industry.
Since 2013 that these entrepreneurs struggle for the implementation of resolution 80/2013, approved by all political parties in the parliament and published in the Diário da República
As were not received, tried to get into the building to “sign the book of complaints”, the second said to the agency Lusa the president of the Portuguese Association of Companies for Entertainment (APED.
“The duty officer of the police present informed the protesters that the Ministry of Finance does not have a book of complaints and, therefore, we decided to come to the force by a garage door of the Avenida Afonso D. Henriques, in the Terreiro do Paço”, said Luís Paulo Fernandes.
according To this officer, the police barred the entry of the protesters using batons and gas, and pepper. Seven people were injured during the confrontation with the police officers.
The professional business of entertainment began to shift, about 12 hours, for the Ministry of the Economy, with the promise of returning to the treasury on Wednesday.
Wielding posters that you can read phrases such as “Government and deputies have shame” and “Just. Did nothing”, the protesters will end the day with a vigil in the Palace of Belém.
you need to have hope and fight. We are there are three years to wait for an answer
THE APED starts this Tuesday for three days of protest by the “sustainability of the activity”.
“Call for entrepreneurs to not give up. You need to have hope and fight. We are there for three years waiting for a response. Here they fight for survival,” said Luís Paulo Fernandes.
Since 2013 that these entrepreneurs struggle for the implementation of resolution 80/2013, approved by all political parties in the parliament and published in the official Gazette of the Republic.
The document “recommends to the Government the study and the taking of specific measures to support the sustainability and enhancement of the activity of the companies roaming fun”.
The demonstrations last for Wednesday and Thursday in front of the ministries of Finance, Economy and Culture, the Palace of Belém, to the Presidency of the Council
The members of the APED intend, still, to perform parades these days in the avenues Infante D. Henrique and Brasília, Belém, avenues Infante Santo and Álvares Cabral, the Roundabout Marques de Pombal square and the Second Circular.