Tuesday 04th August 2020
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Spain: Malaga is now a city free of Detention Centres for Migrants

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Spain: Malaga is now a city free of Detention Centres for Migrants

Malaga is, as of today, a city free of Detention Centres for Migrants (*CIE). The commission for Social Rights of the Malaga City Council approved this morning, with the agreement of all political parties, the institutional motion –which must be endorsed by the plenary next week– which rejects the opening of a new CIE in [...]

February 16, 2015

Spain: A second chance for the radical populist right

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Spain: A second chance for the radical populist right

Ten years ago the radical populist right did not capitalise on the rise of anti-immigrant sentiment. Now discontent with the Popular Party (PP) could provide a new opportunity. [...]

February 16, 2015 Author: Sonia Alonso

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

16 detained in an operation against left-wing Basque nationalist lawyers

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16 detained in an operation against left-wing Basque nationalist lawyers

Sixteen people, including 12 lawyers and 4 ex-treasurers from the collective Herrira in support of ETA prisoners, have been detained in Guipúzcoa, Vizcaya, Navarra and Madrid, in an operation of the Civil Guard against the nationalist left and the so-called 'jail front' of ETA. [...]

January 12, 2015

Spain: what is now illegal with Ley Mordaza (Gag Law)

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Spain: what is now illegal with Ley Mordaza (Gag Law)

The Civil Protection Act, which came to be known as Gag Law (Ley Mordaza), was approved by the Congress last Thursday 11/12/2014 -only with the votes of the Popular Party. It is due to come into effect and it gives ridiculous powers to the police, plus fines of up to half a million for protesting, [...]

December 20, 2014

Spain: Judge orders the detention of 7 of the 11 arrested in Operation Pandora

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Spain: Judge orders the detention of 7 of the 11 arrested in Operation Pandora

Using the server Riseup.net or reading the book “Contra la democràcia” ("Against democracy") are evidence used in order to justify their detention. [...]

December 17, 2014

Spain: Operation Pandora

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Spain: Operation Pandora

700 Catalan police agents carried out an operation against the libertarian movement, called "Operation Pandora". Following the orders of the Spanish National Court the police raided Kasa de la Muntanya, a historical squat in Barcelona after 25 years of activity. [...]

December 16, 2014 Author: Directa

Fascism returns to Europe: Thoughts on the features of an international antifascist movement

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Fascism returns to Europe: Thoughts on the features of an international antifascist movement

The anti-fascism of the 21st century will either be proletarian or will never be. [...]

December 8, 2014 Author: Dimitris Kousouris

Barcelona: Solidarity with Nikos Romanos 05/12 (PHOTOS)

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Barcelona: Solidarity with Nikos Romanos 05/12 (PHOTOS)

On Friday December 5, the Antifascist Network for Greece (Red Antifascista por Grecia) called a gathering at the Plaza de la Revolución (Gracia), in Barcelona, in solidarity with the anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos who is on hunger strike since November 10. [...]

December 6, 2014 Author: x-pressed

Large protest against a Nazi squat in Madrid

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Large protest against a Nazi squat in Madrid

Around 500 people took to the streets of the Tetúan neighbourhood to demand the eviction of the “Hogar Social Madrid” (Social Home Madrid), occupied recently by extreme rightists to help exclusively Spanish families who are in need. [...]

August 30, 2014 Author: Jairo Vargas