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  • 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…
    - 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 -
  • European Union
    In a year marked by horrific attacks by armed extremists in Paris in January and November, and a deepening refugee crisis, the European Union and its member states struggled to develop an effective and principled response to the hundreds of thousands…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • UN Human Rights Council: Adoption of the outcome of the Universal Periodic Review of Spain
    Human Rights Watch welcomes that Spain’s Universal Periodic Review addressed key issues of concern, and acknowledge that Spain accepted many important recommendations.  We remain concerned about legislation and practices in Spain that undermine…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • The Mediterranean Migration Crisis

    The Mediterranean Migration Crisis

    IntroductionUnprecedented numbers of people are taking dangerous journeys across the Mediterranean to reach countries of the European Union. Migrants and asylum seekers have been crossing the Mediterranean for decades. The numbers have fluctuated o…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Brussels’ Personae Non Gratae
    Imagine the Hollywood blockbuster about one boat’s perilous journey in the Mediterranean. The Eritrean mother with her five-year-old son, the 16-year-old Afghan boy traveling on his own, and the Syrian patriarch with his entire family — they woul…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • EU: Mediterranean Deaths Warrant Crisis Response
    (Milan) - The European Union (EU) should act immediately to prevent further deaths at sea, Human Rights Watch said. As many as 700 migrants and asylum seekers are feared dead in a single shipwreck in the Mediterranean north of Libya on April 19, 2015…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Spain: Abortion Bill Endangers Girls
    (Madrid) - Spain’s ruling Popular Party should withdraw a bill that would force 16 and 17-year-old girls to obtain the consent of their parents to terminate a pregnancy, 22 national and international rights groups said today in letters to the head…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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  • newMarrie Bot's best photograph: bath-time on an ancient pilgrimage through Andalucía
    ‘We were out on the trail for three days with no shops and nothing to eat. And all I had with me was my camera, 20 rolls of film and a T-shirt’ I’ve been taking photographs on the El Rocío pilgrimage for 40 years, and it’s still just as inte…
    - 6 hours ago, 26 Jul 17, 8:34am -
  • newMariano Rajoy becomes first serving Spanish PM to testify in criminal case
    Giving evidence in fraud and bribery case, Rajoy denies any knowledge of illegal funding racket within ruling People’s partySpain’s prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, became the first serving Spanish premier to testify in a criminal case on Wednesday…
    - 6 hours ago, 26 Jul 17, 8:25am -
  • Bear chases 200 sheep over cliff edge to their deaths
    French farmers hit out at reintroduction programme of brown bears in Pyrenees after incident on Spanish borderMore than 200 sheep have plunged to their deaths in the Pyrenees while apparently trying to escape a brown bear. The bears have been reintro…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Jul 17, 7:10am -
  • ‘I’m no fascist’: film-maker hits back over opposition to Catalan independence
    Award-winning film-maker Isabel Coixet has caused a storm in her native Catalonia by speaking out against latest referendumShe is one of Spain’s leading film-makers, revered in her native Catalonia and admired globally for award-winning films such…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Jul 17, 7:05pm -
  • Briton in Spain fears losing access to healthcare after Brexit
    Pensioner Tony Stone fears his future healthcare costs have become a bargaining chip in Brexit negotiationsAn 81-year-old British retired antiques dealer who lives in Spain has said he fears his marriage to his Russian wife could be destroyed because…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Jul 17, 5:30am -
  • Cancer patients' grey hair unexpectedly darkens in drug study
    Spanish study suggests side effects of new immunotherapy drugs may include restoring hair pigmentA group of cancer patients’ grey hair has unexpectedly darkened after they took new types of drugs, researchers have revealed.Chemotherapy is known to…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 12:21pm -
  • Salvador Dalí's moustache still intact, embalmer reveals after exhumation
    Narcís Bardalet, who tended Dalí’s body after his death in 1989, ‘delighted’ to see surrealist’s best-known feature remainsExperts who exhumed the body of Salvador Dalí to collect samples for use in a paternity claim have revealed that the…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 6:11am -
  • Spanish FA president Ángel María Villar Llona arrested on corruption charges
    • Villar Llona and four others held after raid on RFEF headquarters• Arrests follow investigation into finances of Spanish federationsPolice in Spain say they have arrested Ángel María Villar Llona, the president of Spain’s football associati…
    - 8 days ago, 18 Jul 17, 5:28am -
  • Goodbye long lunches – Catalonia moves to shorter working days
    Employers and unions sign social pact against Spain’s stretched hours at work, which affect family life and healthCatalonia has moved a step closer to abandoning the long working hours and protracted lunch breaks that have tested Spaniards’ power…
    - 9 days ago, 17 Jul 17, 10:07am -
  • Chambermaids’ revolt aims to shame Spain’s rogue employers
    Exploited cleaners use social media campaign to highlight poor treatment by hotel chains“We don’t ever stop working, not to eat or even to go to the toilet,” says Carolina Martín, a hotel chambermaid in Seville, southern Spain. “We’re the…
    - 11 days ago, 15 Jul 17, 5:00pm -

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