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Spain: New counter-terrorism proposals would infringe basic human rights

Headline Title:  Spain: New counter-terrorism proposals would infringe basic human rights 10 February 2015 Proposed amendments to the Spanish criminal code that would expand the range of crimes defined as “terrorism” to include vague language and overly broad categories of offences would infringe people’s basic human rights, said Amnesty International ahead of a parliamentary debate today.“The proposed definition of terrorism includes so many crimes that it is rendered virtually meaningless. The parliament should reject any proposals that would violate basic rights,” said Julia Hall,…

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