Friday 15th November 2019
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Spain: New list of terrorists according to PP and PSOE penal code reform

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Spain: New list of terrorists according to PP and PSOE penal code reform

With the pretence of tackling the jihadist phenomenon, the PP (People’s Party) and the PSOE (Socialist Party) have come to an agreement regarding the reform of the Penal Code which widens the definition of “terrorism” so as to include behaviours that have nothing to do with crimes that fundamental Islamists could commit, as consulted experts [...]

February 3, 2015 Author: Pedro Águeda

Spain: Platform of mortgage victims (PAH) – It is possible!

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Spain: Platform of mortgage victims (PAH) – It is possible!

PAH was formed in February 2009 in Barcelona as a result of the Spanish real estate crisis and soon spread across the whole country. It is a social movement and an association whose aim is to promote the right to dignified housing. [...]

November 12, 2013 Author: Sofia Tipaldou

Interview with Tariq Ali

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Interview with Tariq Ali

My initial response was to burst out laughing, because this Nobel Peace Prize committee, basically run by clapped-out former politicians in Norway, never fails to amuse and disappoint. I mean, they constantly behave like this. Their prize choices over the last 20 years have been laughable, in some cases monstrous. [...]

October 12, 2012 Author: Amy Goodman