New report examines almost 50 Spanish court decisions relating to the crime of glorification of terrorism and finds that a significant number are inconsistent with international human rights law governing the right to free expression
In 1985 Spain became a pioneer in the application of universal jurisdiction. But in 2014 the law was changed, closing many ongoing cases and stripping many applicants of their rights.
The UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent has expressed concern about systemic racism during the coronavirus pandemic and has urged governments to end police impunity.
The new municipal government of Madrid, a coalition between the Popular Party and Ciudadanos with the support of the extreme right party Vox, will abolish the Protocol for Effective Police Identifications (PIPE).
A young man who suffered a racist stop-and-search has filed suit against the Spanish state for ethnic profiling. The case is now in the hands of judges at the European Court of Human Rights.