Stories about Spain
With the provisional release of accused gang rapists, many ask if Spain is trivializing violence against women
"Not every man is a rapist, nevertheless, now that the five men charged with sexual abuse have been released from jail, we all become potential victims."
"A group of five men cornered and raped a woman, and then filmed and shared it. However, the courts decided that it was not a rape."
In the second part of our interview, journalist Lucía Asué Mbomío Rubio discusses her writings about racism in Spain.
In Spain, "it's not uncommon to hear phrases like 'I'm not racist, but,' as if that preamble were to invalidate the racist remark that usually follows."
With Top Manta's creation, Spain's informal workers open the door to new possibilities and recognize a victory in their daily confrontation against police violence and European authorities' institutional racism.
"...it only took a few women initiating the movement for all of us to dive in headfirst, because the inequalities we face are the same."
Millions of People Take to the Streets in the Largest Show of Support for the Feminist Struggle in Spain's History
Almost six million people joined the international strike on March 8, and hundreds of thousands took to the streets to demand firm measures against gender discrimination and sexist violence.
The fine imposed on a young man from Andalucia opened an intense debate about censorship in Spain.
Spanish Activist Helena Maleno's Trial in Morocco Is ‘a Way to Intimidate’ Human Rights Defenders, Her Supporters Say
Helena Maleno is accused of participating in a human trafficking network for her work assisting migrants who run into trouble during the dangerous Mediterranean Sea crossing to Europe.
"Not content with raping us, men also have to tell us how to behave before, during and after the rape."
The organization, created by renowned Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Flórez to take music to disadvantaged youth, expanded its work to Spain, to show how they "sing, play, grow!"
"I was surprised that people sporting dreadlocks, turbans, braids, and other Afrocentric apparel failed to acknowledge the word "migrant" at an event supporting those being persecuted in Catalonia..."
"I would like to continue thinking that I tried to create a revolution in the best way I knew how."
Basque sheep herders left their mark in remote forests across the American West across nearly a century. Now their words are being lost to climate change.
Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
Opinions on the October 1 referendum are much more diverse than might first appear.
"To be Spanish is not to carry the flag, nor is it to furiously shout phrases of hate that I hope you don't feel."
"[Our legal team] will exhaust all available means and legal resources at its disposal to pursue justice for the thousands of victims of the Syrian conflict."
"All of this discovery was restorative for my troubled conscience. It no longer hurts to recognize that I am black. I am and I say it bursting with pride."
"Today I want to believe that we are in a different phase, with greater empowerment, visibility, and recognition of African descended populations, although there is still a lot of ignorance."