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Spanish Government plans to criminalise riots.

Spanish Minister of Interior Jorge Fernández Díaz

Spain is planning new laws against street protests by regulating the use of social networking.

The Spanish Interior Minister, Jorge Fernandez Diaz, has announced a reform of the penal code that would criminalise those involved in organising street protests that ”seriously disturb the public peace”. Under the laws, a minimum jail term of two years could be imposed on anyone found guilty of instigating and carrying out violent acts of protest.

But it has raised fears that the new measures could be used to…READ MORE HERE