Imagine a world where the right to protest or organise a rally was only granted to the wealthy. This is about to happen in Spain.
Last week the Government passed a pack of reforms that will penalise, with heavy fines, most forms of social protests. Want to oppose coal burning with a protest near a coal power plant? Be prepared to pay 600.000 Euro – per activist! This is one of the direct consequences of the new “Gag Law”.