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In this briefing to the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Amnesty International provides information on and raises concerns in relation ...
Report EUR 41/005/2012
The well-known Spanish investigating judge Baltasar Garzón has been cleared of charges of abuse of power, but crimes remain unpunished.
The decision by the Supreme Court of Spain to dismiss the charges against judge Baltasar Garzón for investigating human rights violations is good news but much ...
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 9 February 2012. AI Index: EUR 41/002/2012. Spain: Restrictions imposed by schools on the rights ...
Public Statement EUR 41/002/2012
A widely respected Spanish investigative judge faces trial on charges he abused his power in an investigation into Franco-era abuses.
The Spanish Supreme Court's pending criminal trial of a pioneering investigative judge is a threat to human rights and judicial independence.
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. MEDIA ADVISORY. AI index: EUR 41/001/2012. 19 January 2012. Spain: Human rights organizations press conference ...
PressItem EUR 41/001/2012
Police in Spain target people belonging to ethnic minorities for identity checks. People who are not "European-looking" can be stopped several times a day to have ...
Report EUR 41/011/2011
The Spanish authorities must stop the practice of police selecting individuals for identity checks based on their ethnic or racial characteristics.
Report exposes extent of identity checks by Spanish police based on ethnic and racial characteristics and the consequences for ethnic minorities.