Algeria: Spain forsakes international obligations in appalling refoulement of Algerian whistleblower
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Algeria: Spain forsakes international obligations in appalling refoulement of Algerian whistleblower

The undersigned organisations (amongst which is our firm, Red Jurídica) strongly condemn the deportation by Spain of our client, Algerian activist Mohamed Benhalima, in the evening of 24 March 2022, despite the risks of torture and serious human rights violations he faces in Algeria, and therefore in blatant violation of Spain’s international obligations on non-refoulement….

Coronavirus in Spain: Police Going Too Far and Judicial Protections Being Eroded
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Coronavirus in Spain: Police Going Too Far and Judicial Protections Being Eroded

By Daniel Amelang (criminal lawyer). Published in Liberties.eu On March 14, which already seems a long time ago, the Council of Ministers approved the Royal Decree 463/2020, by which they declared a state of alarm. During this exceptional situation the executive power can limit, to some extent, our fundamental rights, but never suspend them. This is the…

Summary of the major economic changes passed to fight the Coronavirus Crisis in Spain
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Summary of the major economic changes passed to fight the Coronavirus Crisis in Spain

After the Coronavirus was labelled a global pandemic, the Spanish Government decreed a state of emergency on March 14th, 2020. Three days later, a Decree was passed (Royal Decree-Law 8/2020, on March 17th) adopting several economic and tax measures to fight the socioeconomic impact the crisis can have on the whole country. Cristina Gámez, business…

The New Yorker: Why Is the Spanish Government Afraid of a Puppet Show? (En)
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The New Yorker: Why Is the Spanish Government Afraid of a Puppet Show? (En)

Extracted from: http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/why-is-the-spanish-government-afraid-of-a-puppet-show The Witch and Don Cristóbal” débuted in January at an anarchist library in Granada, the latest production by the two-man troupe known as Títeres Desde Abajo (“Puppets from Below”). It tells the story of a squatter, the Witch, and an abusive landlord, Don Cristóbal, who comes to evict her from the house…