Pirate Activist Risks 4 Years in Prison for Protest

Pirate Activist Risks 4 Years in Prison for Protest

On 14 November 2012 there was a big strike and demonstration in Spain. Other European countries were having similar strikes since this was Europe’s day of anti-austerity strike. In Spain, the demonstration was about the Troika, the labor law reform and the pay cuts in public services’ (and retirement cuts). The demonstration associated with the Spanish strike is remembered as violent (police/government against people). The strike caused more than […]

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Spain Adopts Repressive ‘Gag Law’

Spain Adopts Repressive ‘Gag Law’

On Thursday, 11 December 2014, the Spanish congress approved a devastating new law that limits many civil rights in the country. The “law on protection of public safety” (Ley Orgánica de protección de la seguridad ciudadana) has been dubbed the  ‘Gag Law’ (#LeyMordaza), as it focuses mostly on limiting the civil rights of protestors. Revolution-news.com has listed some of the most restrictive measures of the law. […]

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