Almost a week of protests, riots, and repression has resulted in a hundred arrests and political unrest.Full Story
Among other things, citizens demand rights related to health care and gender reassignment.Full Story
The punishment adds to the nine months in jail the rapper had already been sentenced to, which triggered social unrest across Spain.
While right-wing politicians have condemned the protests, the PODEMOS parliamentary group announced that it would submit a petition of clemency for Pablo Hasel to the Ministry of Justice.
Hundreds of people protested in Barcelona, Valencia, Girona, Lleida, and Madrid, and other cities, against the artist's nine-month imprisonment, accused of inciting terrorism and offending the monarchy.
Due to his lyrics and opinions, a Catalan artist received nine months in prison, six years disqualification from holding public office, and a fine of at least US$30,000.
The day was marked by low participation, with only 53.2 percent of the electoral roll going to the polls.
Although no final agreement has been reached, the laws stipulate new rules for free self-determination of gender.
Social networks spread xenophobic messages comparing mass immigration to the Canary Islands with what happens in Lampedusa (Italy) or Lesbos (Greece).
They were sentenced to prison terms of up to 13 years for their participation in the 2017 referendum in favor of Catalonia's separation from Spain.
The influx of foreigners allowed this country to compensate for the problem generated by the increase in the mortality rate and the decrease in the birth rate.