About 10,000 supporters of Spain's Carlist Monarchist movement trooped up Mount Montejurra near Estella in Northern Spain on Sunday (May 7) and called for a return to democracy in the country, the recognition of political parties and amnesty for al political prisoners.
TV Valley from mountaintop
TV People near summit
GV Carlists assembled for rally
LV Priest speaking in grotto
CU Priest PAN TO Prindcess Cecilia
CU Princess Cecilia (2 shots)
CU Medals TILT UP TO man's face
SV Group holding crosses
SCU Old lady with medal
GV Carlists applauding
GV Church's twin towers in town of Estella
GTV Demonstrators move into square
GV Trade Union headquarters ZOOM INTO windows
CU Smashed windows TILT DOWN TO glass on ground
SV Bank PAN TO smashed window and broken blind
SV Smashed window TILT DOWN TO glass
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Background: About 10,000 supporters of Spain's Carlist Monarchist movement trooped up Mount Montejurra near Estella in Northern Spain on Sunday (May 7) and called for a return to democracy in the country, the recognition of political parties and amnesty for al political prisoners.
Some speakers condemned General franco's choice for the next King of Spain--Juan Carlos of Bourbon-Parma. The Carlists favour Prince Carlos Hugo, the pretender to the Spanish Throne and the brother of princess Cecilia, who slipped into the country illegally from her exile in France to attend the rally.
Mount Montejurre (2,000 ft., 580 metres) is the site of a major Carlist victory in a 19th century Royalist war. It is also considered a natural monument to the thousands of Carlists who died fighting for General Franco in the 1936-39 Spanish Civil War.
After the rally, about 600 of the Carlists changed anti-government slogans and smashed the windows of a bark and the government-run Trade Union headquarters in a demonstration in the main square of Estella. There were no arrests.