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NOT JUST yet. People hold Catalan flags during a protest last year.
Catalan's separatist leader claims to be victim of phone tap espionage

A spokesman for Torrent said he was "not involved in criminal activity such as terrorism or drug trafficking that would justify a judicial order to intervene on his phone."

14/07/2020
Spanish police detain two Algerian citizens in anti-terrorism operation

In May, police had arrested a Moroccan man in Barcelona with suspected links to Islamic State who they believed was planning a militant attack.

By REUTERS
14/07/2020
Rich Sephardi legacy of Murcia brought to light after agreement signed

"This agreement is more than a religious and cultural reference point, it is an invitation to dialogue, to work together, to learn from our history to know that nothing should divide us."

Ambassadeur Sanz-Briz
‘Spanish Schindler,’ who saved over 5,000 Jews during WWII, given tribute

It is believed that in the last seven months of 1944, Briz issued forged Spanish documents to 5,200 Jews.

By JTA STAFF
11/07/2020
BDS victory in Spain overturned in court two years later

Catalonia court overturns BDS motion in municipality outside Barcelona where Israel’s national water polo team was set to play Spain but was relocated due to municipal boycott provisions.

Spanish Balearic Islands adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

The Spanish Balearic Islands include Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera.

Handcuffs
Spain vetoes selling of handcuffs to Israel Police

The reason for the veto is that Spain fears the handcuffs will be used in a way that will "violate human rights."

Easing lockdown, Spain to reopen for tourism in July

Close to a million jobs were lost just in March, when the lockdown began, and the Bank of Spain has forecast the economy will contract by up to 12% this year.

By REUTERS
23/05/2020
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