Daily Archives: November 19, 2013

War on Protest

The Central Government intends to pass a new law, Ley de Seguridad Ciudadana, which makes it a serious offense to demonstrate outside the Spanish Parliament without requesting permission or with permission denied.

Controversial Cream Pie

The question is, if you stick a cream pie to a politician’s face, is it reasonable to expect a 9-year-prison sentence for it? Well the Spanish Public Prosecutor General feels it is, as it is an “assault on authority”. This form of protest is hardly a new phenomenon and everybody from political leaders to every…