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About Lydia Vicente

Lydia Vicente is Executive Director of Rights International Spain. She is a human rights lawyer and consultant with expertise in justice system reform and legal systems monitoring. 

Articles by Lydia Vicente

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“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Gagged in the name of security

The responses by the Spanish government to the escalation of public protest have taken increasingly threatening forms. Gag laws put the very essence of democracy at risk.

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