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Human Rights in The Kingdom of Spain

Amnesty International  Report 2013


The 2013 Annual Report on
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Spain: Protests and the suffocating embrace of the law ...
24 April 2014

The excessive use of force by Spanish police and plans to strengthen repressive legislation are a damning indictment of the Spanish government's determination ...

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Amnesty International | Spain: Amnesty International report on ...
17 April 2014

Peaceful protest is under threat in Spain with police using excessive force against peaceful demonstrators and the Spanish government planning to ...

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Spain: Proposed abortion limits would endanger lives and ...
21 February 2014

The Spanish government must withdraw a proposed bill aimed at limiting access to safe and legal abortion services, Amnesty International said in a ...

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Spain: Further Information: Kazakhstani man risks torture if ...
18 December 2013

The Spanish Council of Ministers is due to take a decision on the extradition request by Kazakhstan regarding asylum-seeker Aleksandr Pavlov. Credible ...

Urgent Action       EUR 41/005/2013

Spain: Further information: Asylum-seeker risks torture if ...
8 November 2013

The Spanish high court approved a Kazakhstani extradition request regarding Aleksandr Pavlov. This was despite credible evidence that he would risk ...

Urgent Action       EUR 41/004/2013

Amnesty International | Spain set to extradite man to ...
8 November 2013

The decision by Spain's high court to extradite an asylum-seeker to Kazakhstan, despite compelling evidence that it would place him at risk of torture ...

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Spain: Briefing for the Committee on Enforced ...
20 September 2013

Amnesty International is submitting this briefing to the Committee on Enforced Disappearances in view of its forthcoming examination of Spain's report ...

Report       EUR 41/003/2013

Spain: Torture risk for dissident if extradited
25 July 2013

Aleksandr Pavlov, 37, is detained in the Spanish capital, Madrid. The Spanish authorities are considering extraditing him to Kazakhstan. Amnesty International ...

Urgent Action       EUR 41/002/2013

Spain blocks investigations of Franco-era crimes | Amnesty ...
17 June 2013

A new report examines how the Spanish authorities have refused to investigate tens of thousands of killings and disappearances committed during the ...

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Spain: Supreme Court overturns ban on full-face veils; AI ...
8 April 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI index: EUR 41/001/2013. 8 April 2013. SPAIN: Supreme Court overturns ...

Public Statement       EUR 41/001/2013