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Spotlight: Access to Information | Free Expression & the Law | Spain

NGO coalition calls attention to Spain's free expression violations

A joint submission to the UN during Spain's country review emphasises concerns in three areas: defamation, regulation of the audiovisual sector and access to information.

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Freedom of Assembly | Spain

  • Spain: No excuse for muzzling protests
  • Spain: No excuse for muzzling protests

    Following a mass protest on 22 March, Madrid's city council has formally asked the central government to keep protests away from "artistic-historic settings, areas of high tourist concentration, and critical transportation axes" in Madrid.

Censorship | Spain

  • Regional government closes down public broadcaster in Spain
  • Regional government closes down public broadcaster in Spain

    Radio Television Valenciana was shut down on 5 November by the president of the autonomous region of Valencia. The mainly Catalan-speaking channel had been considered a key factor for keeping a language spoken by 12 million Europeans culturally active.

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