Xenophobic Rhetoric Against Migrants on the Rise in Spain

The latest annual report of Spain's National Security Council highlights the need to counter xenophobic discourse against migrants. According to the report, the State must "initiate specific strategic programmes and measures to raise awareness of the positive effects of immigration and the positive value of diversity". It also stressed the importance of the media "to acquire a correct understanding of immigration and its positive aspects in order to develop a respectful attitude and promote a diverse society". Read more here.