The demonstration was organized by the Citizens Resistance Movement, which gathers over ten civil society associations.
The protesters condemned Bukele's forced entry into the Parliament last year, the recent removal of Judicial branch authorities, and diplomatic tensions with the United States.
"The President has been deceiving the population since he began his political career... He has constructed a narrative in which he presents himself as something new and different in Salvadoran politics," Jose Simeon Cañas University's rector Andreu Oliva said.
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