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  • Video: Spanish Police Used Excessive Force in Catalonia
    Spanish police engaged in excessive force when confronting demonstrators in Catalonia during a disputed referendum, using batons to hit non-threatening protestors and causing multiple injuries. Human Rights Watch received many allegations of unjustif…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Spain: Police Used Excessive Force in Catalonia

    Spain: Police Used Excessive Force in Catalonia

    Spanish police engaged in excessive force when confronting demonstrators in Catalonia during a disputed referendum, using batons to hit non-threatening protestors and causing multiple injuries. (London) –…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Defending Spain’s Defense Lawyers

    Defending Spain’s Defense Lawyers

    Expand Police escort a suspect who was detained during early morning raids in an operation against a group suspected of financing and recruiting Islamist militants in Santa Coloma d…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Outsourcing Border Control to Morocco a Recipe for Abuse

    Outsourcing Border Control to Morocco a Recipe for Abuse

    Expand African men in their camp in the Moroccan mountains near the Spanish enclave of Melilla. © 2014 Reuters “We had to get up at 4 in the morning to avoid t…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Spain: Attack in Barcelona

    Spain: Attack in Barcelona

    Expand A still image from video shows a police cordon on a street in Barcelona, Spain following a van crash August 17, 2017. REUTERS TV via REUTERS (London) – Th…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Spain: Migrants Held in Poor Conditions

    Spain: Migrants Held in Poor Conditions

    Expand A migrant rescued off the Spanish coast arriving at the port in Malaga, southern Spain, December 3, 2016. © 2017 Reuters (Milan) – Asylum s…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • UN Human Rights Council Elections, Not Much of a Race After All

    UN Human Rights Council Elections, Not Much of a Race After All

    Expand Delegates arrive for the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, February 27, 2017. © 2017 Reuters To avoid the e…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Spain: LGBT Asylum Seekers Abused in North African Enclave

    Spain: LGBT Asylum Seekers Abused in North African Enclave

    Expand Migrants atop the double-layer fence around Spain’s north African enclave Ceuta, September 2016 ©2016 Antonio Sempere (Milan) – Lesbian,…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Civil Society Letter to Heads of State and Government on EU Response to the Refugee Crisis
    Dear Heads of State and Government,We are civil society organisations, which are supported, collectively, by hundreds of thousands of people across Europe, working with those less fortunate to alleviate poverty, provide essential aid and defend peop…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Spain
    A policy of summary returns and reinforced controls at Spain’s land border with Morocco in its North Africa enclaves appeared to result in migrants increasingly trying to reach Ceuta and Melilla by boat or swimming. The number of deaths along that…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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  • newLondon gallery honours Tarantino precursor Jusepe de Ribera
    Art of Violence exhibition in Dulwich to explore depictions of torture and martyrdom by 17th-century Spanish artistA stomach-churning exhibition of tortured human bodies will open in London next year. Described by the director of Dulwich Picture Gall…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 11:40am -
  • Spain 'ready to discuss' greater fiscal autonomy for Catalonia
    Region could be given the power to collect and manage its own taxes in attempt to defuse crisis over independence bidMadrid is paving the way for Catalonia to be given the power to collect and manage its own taxes, similar to the system enjoyed by th…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 12:00am -
  • 'Lost' masterpiece by Spanish artist found hanging in Welsh castle
    Bartolomé Esteban Murillo’s 17th-century portrait had long been thought to be a copy until an art expert visited Penrhyn Castle The 17th-century portrait of an austere-looking Spanish writer had hung in Penrhyn Castle for nearly 150 years, unvisit…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Nov 17, 11:48am -
  • Belgian court defers ruling on Carles Puidgemont extradition
    Decision on Spain’s European arrest warrant for Catalan leader pushed back to 4 December – the day before the region’s election campaign beginsA Belgian court has deferred a decision on Spain’s extradition request for the exiled Catalan leade…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 11:16am -
  • Chester Zoo successfully breeds rare Catalan newt
    Twelve Montseny newts – one of world’s rarest amphibians - hatched as part of joint breeding project with Catalan authoritiesConservationists at Chester Zoo have successfully bred one of the world’s rarest amphibians – the Catalan newt – in…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 10:06am -
  • Chapman brothers reunite with Goya's art 16 years after defacing it
    Works by the enfants terribles of Britart form part of Spanish exhibition exploring enduring influence of Francisco de GoyaThe sleep of reason produces monsters and, if you are Jake and Dinos Chapman at least, an enduring obsession with the works of…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 12:00am -
  • Puigdemont, Rajoy and playing politics with Catalonia’s future | Letters
    Readers give their views on the situation in CataloniaThe Spanish prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, is digging a deep hole for himself (Rajoy: ‘Pull back from havoc of separatism’, 13 November). Once again, his conservative party is using the courts…
    - 10 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 2:03pm -
  • The Catalan regional election – everything you need to know
    Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy has called the snap election in the hope of ending ‘separatist havoc’On 27 October, less than an hour after secessionist Catalan MPs voted to declare independence, Spain’s senate gave the country’s prime m…
    - 10 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 7:40am -
  • Catalan independence: EU experts detect rise in pro-Kremlin false claims
    Fake news-debunking East Stratcom unit saw upsurge in false information published in Russian and Spanish about independence referendum The European Union’s counter-propaganda unit has detected an upsurge in pro-Kremlin disinformation and false clai…
    - 10 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 4:58am -
  • Mariano Rajoy urges Catalan voters to pull back from 'the havoc of separatism'
    On his first visit to Barcelona since imposing direct rule, the Spanish prime minister asked the ‘silent majority’ to speak in December’s electionsThe Spanish prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, has said elections in Catalonia will help the region r…
    - 11 days ago, 12 Nov 17, 10:31am -

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