Spanish college students expelled from dorm after intercourse threats go viral By Reuters

By David Latona

MADRID (Reuters) – A Spanish college dormitory mentioned on Thursday it had expelled a number of male college students caught on video yelling vulgar threats at a feminine residence throughout the road that went viral on social media, sparking widespread nationwide outrage.

Within the footage, which Reuters has not been capable of confirm, one particular person first shouts from a window of Madrid’s Elias Ahuja residence on the close by Santa Monica all-girls dorm.

“Whores, come out of your holes like rabbits, you’re fucking nymphomaniacs,” he says, additionally threatening to make the ladies submit at a “capea” – an out of doors get together and beginner bullfight normally involving heavy alcohol consumption.

Then, the video exhibits, dozens of the instigator’s fellow residents flip lights on and open shutters to additionally shout and chant in a extremely intimidating scene.

“We can’t tolerate such behaviour that generates hatred and assaults girls,” tweeted Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez. “It’s particularly painful to see that the protagonists are younger individuals … Sufficient of machismo!”


Elias Ahuja is one among a number of non-public residences hooked up to the Complutense College of Madrid (UCM), Spain’s greatest state college. Residents pay practically 1,200 euros ($1,187) a month for room and board.

The college mentioned it was opening an investigation and would liaise with different faculties to self-discipline these concerned.

“We radically condemn these statements, they’re unacceptable and inexplicable,” the director of the residence, Manuel Garcia Artiga, instructed native radio station Cadena SER of the incident that occurred on Sunday night.

A spokesperson for the residence instructed state information company Efe that a number of perpetrators had been recognized and expelled, with others to comply with. To this point, no names have been made public.

Equality Minister Irene Montero mentioned it was essential for younger individuals to be taught concerning the significance of consent and cease reinforcing a “tradition of rape and sexual terror.”

Spain lately enacted harsher penalties for such abusive language or behaviour, qualifying all non-consensual intercourse as rape. That got here after the so-called “Wolf Pack” case which gave momentum to girls’s rights calls for.

In 2018, 5 males referring to themselves as a “Wolf Pack” have been jailed for the lesser crime of sexual abuse after gang-raping a younger girl on the Pamplona bull-running competition.

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