Political Policing


'Extolling terrorism' in Spain: The Spider Operation and the persecution of freedom of expression

Raphael ‘Tsavkko’ Garcia (@Tsavkko_intl), journalist and PhD candidate in Human Rights at University of Deusto, Basque Country, looks at Operation Spider, Spain’s crackdown on musicians and others who are accused of “extolling terrorism” – i.e. have controversial opinions – on social media