Thousands of people gathered in Madrid on Sunday (13 June) to protest against pardons the Spanish government is poised to grant to 12 Catalan separatist leaders serving sentences of between 9 and 13 years in prison for their roles in an unauthorised independence referendum.
The governing parties have submitted several new amendments to the anti-pedophile bill currently before parliament that some NGOs decried as a frontal attack on freedom of expression and children’s rights, following a Russian model. The amendments would ban the “promotion”…
Spanish politics has been thrown into turmoil following the expiration of the pandemic-era state of alarm at the start of this week which formed the legal basis for the country’s coronavirus restrictions, with health authorities warning regions no longer have the means to tackle infections. EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.