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Raúl Capín, photojournalist accused of inciting riots: “We’re living in a Police State”

Translated to English by Traducciones Indignadas: https://traduccionesindignadas.wordpress.com
Source (spanish): http://kaosenlared.net/raul-capin-fotoperiodista-encausado-estamos-viviendo-en-un-estado-policial/

Source: http://kaosenlared.net/raul-capin-fotoperiodista-encausado-estamos-viviendo-en-un-estado-policial/

In May 2013, freelance photojournalist Raúl Capín, who specializes in reporting on social movements and regularly collaborates with Diario Independiente Digital and Mundo Obrero, was arrested in his home in Madrid. After spending a night in a cell he was released with charges, accused of assaulting a police officer and inciting protestors to likewise assault a group of undercover agents. Capín, described by the right-wing press as an extremist agent provocateur, maintains that he is suffering from persecution and keeps his commitment to working to show the public what the mass media refuse to report. Two years later, his case still open, he gave this interview to Canarias-semanal, with the aim of contributing to a joint campaign set up by a group of alternative media to defend freedom of expression.

Sigue leyendo Raúl Capín, photojournalist accused of inciting riots: “We’re living in a Police State”

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No Somos Delito: Holograms, Fear and the Right to Protest

On April 10, 2015 the world’s first ever hologram protest took place in Madrid. Citizens must protest as phantoms in order to voice their opinions in public and not be injured, killed, tear-gassed, arrested, tortured or repressed in retaliation. Welcome to the dystopian future present.

Statement by No Somos Delito
#HologramasLibres (FreeHolograms) Nightmare or reality?

The Holograms for Freedom campaign aims to highlight the repression of our rights as free persons, as citizens living in what is supposed to be a democracy. Laws recently passed by congress penalize human rights and freedoms and convert us citizens into a type of hologram whose only function is to obey the wishes of those who have reached the heights of the parliamentary system and who now pass laws without any regard for anything, even the professional opinion of judges. Laws that violate our human rights and exclude us out from political activity.

Sigue leyendo No Somos Delito: Holograms, Fear and the Right to Protest

28 arrests in the second part of Operation Pandora

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The operation, ordered by the Audiencia Nacional (High Court), has ended with 14 arrests for ‘membership of a criminal organisation’ and 14 more for resistence.

From 6am this morning the National Police, in collaboration with the Information Brigades of Madrid, Barcelona, Palencia and Granada, carried out an operation resulting in the arrest of 14 people (9 in Madrid, 3 in Barcelona and another 2 in Palencia) accused of membership of a criminal organisation with terrorist aims, according to a press release. A further 14 people were arrested for ‘resistance’ during the identification of people at 17 addresses in Madrid, Barcelona, Palencia and Granada.

Sigue leyendo 28 arrests in the second part of Operation Pandora