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Photographer Javier Bauluz fined under Spain’s controversial ‘Gag Law’

Bauluze is one of many journalists, photographers, and activists who have been fined under the 2015 law for alleged behaviour that endangers the work of law enforcement authorities.

ARTICLE 19 raises concerns over Spain’s Ministerial Order on Disinformation

“While we welcome that public communications strategies to counter disinformation are preferred over restriction-based approaches, we are worried that disinformation is seen as a national security concern and the objectives, actions and levels of the National Procedure fail to determine the aim they sought to protect.”

Graffiti artist Roc Blackblock creates an artwork in support of imprisoned rap artist Pablo Hásel, at the Tres Xemeneies park in Barcelona, Spain, 21 February 2021, Finbarr O'Reilly/Getty Images

Spain should release rapper Pablo Hasél

Hasél was convicted of “glorifying terrorism” in his lyrics and tweets; he now begins a nine-month prison sentence.