Spanish riots escalate: free speech crackdown and rapper’s jailing reveal struggle to escape Franco’s legacy

text by Damian Wilson via RT. illustrations added shared with thanks

Millions of Spaniards still remember life under fascism. Now, with lockdown’s limits on freedom compounded by the erosion of free speech under Franco-style laws, as seen by Pablo Hasél’s jailing, a new generation is fighting back.

Spanish riots escalate: free speech crackdown and rapper’s jailing reveal struggle to escape Franco’s legacy