the european oasis

Even more impressive was the fact that Spain stood out after years of being invulnerable to the threat of far-right, xenophobic party.. ... Even Podemos, at times, have spoken of Spain are still critical, as they should be, and not belligerent, when it comes to European project.. ..

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Pro-union demonstrators call for defending Spain's integrity day after Madrid ousts Catalan over declaration. ... Lawmakers Spain's Catalonia region vote to power to call Madrid says move is illegal. ..

socialists score spanish election victory

MADRID, SPAIN —   Spain's governing Socialist party won the most votes in elections held Sunday and fell short of in highly fragmented in. ... VOX Santiago Abascal told supporters outside his party headquarters Madrid, Spain may be worse off after the elections, and Vox will..

the new spanish islamophobia

Reconquista, meaning the 'reconquering, draws on the history of Iberian Christian of Muslim Spain. ... In 711 CE, Umayyad dynasty travelled from Syria to Spain conquered Visigothic lands, renaming them 'al-Andalus Contemporary Spain is replete with vestiges of this past, from..

spain: an election full of uncertainty

The campaign has addressed any of Spain's most pressing issues, such as persistent unemployment, the slowdown, how to trim the deficit or how to punch its weight in EU. ... Spain's democracy has matured over four decades. Sadly, from most of today's political leaders, only one of..

vox and the extreme right in spain

By reproducing scene that seems as though it was taken out from the In moment of creativity, VOX, the new referent for the extreme right Spain, thought of promoting image of political leadership Lord of Rings epic saga. It's almost too easy to make fun of the in which VOX promises to 'Reconquer..

spain: far-right party as kingmaker

Two major camps are taking shape ahead of Spain's parliamentary elections on Sunday with Socialists under Pedro Sánchez and the left-wing party Podemos on the one hand, and Partido Popular and Ciudadanos on the other. ... Spain faces the threat of phase of instability after the..

george orwell, spain, and revolution

He resolved to go to Spain, where he learned that just being anti-fascist was insufficient — you had to be for something. . ... In Homage to Catalonia Orwell argued the need to rally the support of the workers and peasants to the rear of the forces of the fascist leader Franco; to appeal to the..

spain holds political show trial of catalan nationalist

Spain holds political show trial of Catalan nationalist defendants. Over the last two weeks, Madrid has launched judicial frame-up of Catalan nationalist politicians and leaders in public show trial. ... Nine of them have been in custody for over 500 days and face up to 25 years in jail for..

in spain, far-right populists rise on anti-separatist

On Feb 9, just days tens of thousands of people took to Spain's capital to demand that the government halt negotiations with Catalan separatist leaders.. ... Together with Citizens and People's Party, Spain's right-wing parties could form large enough coalition to govern, according to..

spain: prime minister pedro sanchez announces third

Between doing nothing and continuing without budget, or giving the chance for Spaniards to speak, Spain should continue looking ahead, in appearance from Moncloa Palace, the seat of government, after Cabinet meeting... ... Vox's, Santiago Abascal, vowed to use the election to reconquer the future,..

podemos and the left in spain

The reinforcement given by Socialist Party to then Prime Minister Adolfo Suárez of Democratic Center Union took the form of helping the government to quell the wave of strikes and demonstrations that had threatened to destabilize Spain throughout 1976 1977. ... In 1985, of course, Socialist..

a guide to education in spain - expat guide to spain

OECD PISA survey of educational standards of year olds across 70 countries and economies showed that Spain's in mathematics, reading and science is above OECD average. ... After school, students go onto Spain between the ages of 12 and 16 years old, school, private school  or..

echr ruled against spain in 9 out of 10 cases in 2018

ECHR has 279 outstanding requests from Spain, including those related to the referendum held on October 1st Strasbourg still has not resolved any of the complaints for Catalan case.. The trial against Basque Arnaldo Otegui, the burning of photograph of the king, and the expulsion of two Moroccans..


Spotlight Free Expression & the Law Freedom of Assembly Spain. The Catalan civil society leaders have been held in pre-trial detention for more than year and face up to 17 years prison if convicted... ... Terrorism laws threatening freedom of Spain. Vague bans on glorification of..

prison » spain reels as far-right vox party

Prison Planet com » Spain reels as far-Right Vox party storms into Andalucian parliament. The ultra-conservative and Vox has stormed into Andalucian assembly Sunday's election, marking the time far-Right party has achieved representation on any level Spain's recent history as democracy.. ..

far-right party shakes up spanish politics

In this Sunday, Dec 2, 2018 photo, supporters of Spain's far-right Vox party, wave Spanish flags as they celebrate the results during regional elections Andalusia, Seville, Spain. ... In this Sunday, Dec 2, 2018 photo, Spain's far-right Vox Party President Santiago Abascal, takes..

spanish politics shaken by awakening of the far-right

In this Sunday, Dec 2, 2018 photo, supporters of Spain's far-right Vox party, wave Spanish flags as they celebrate the results during regional elections Andalusia, Seville, Spain. In this Sunday, Dec 2, 2018 photo, Spain's far-right Vox Party President Santiago Abascal, takes part..

spain unearths its past

Half of Spain is opposed to the exhumation of Franco and the profanation and pillaging of Valley of Fallen, the movement's leaders warned. ... The leader, Santiago Abascal, called upon the flag-waving crowd to make Spain great again and fight the enemies for Spain's division and..

supreme court rules against spain over failure to meet

Spain's Supreme Court has rebuked Spanish State for failing to meet the refugee quota set by European Union in 2015. ... Yet the court has ruled that Spain was meant to take on all 19,449 people, the figure that it had been allocated by European Commission, 000 refugees that Europe had..


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