Tools of Repression: Spain and Global Trends in Silencing Self-Determination Movements

There’s a trend of resorting to state unity, national interest and national security to falsely justify repressive policies such as prohibiting free speech and expression, targeted arrests and detention, broad state propaganda and policy that labels activists as terrorists.  Governments around the world, especially undemocratic ones, are influenced by the Spanish government’s repressive response to Catalonia’s independence movement.

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