Citizen Security Law

Ten new laws that are shocking Spaniards

Ten new laws that are shocking Spaniards
Obstructing streets with objects including car tyres will be illegal if Spain's new Citizen Security Law is passed. Photo: AFP
On Tuesday Spain unveiled a draft Citizen Security Law which could mean huge fines for everything from filming a policeman to drinking on the street. Read on to find out what other activities could soon be a thing of the past if the legislation gets the green light.

The release of Spain's draft Citizen Security Law has raised more than a few eyebrows.

While the country's government says the proposed laws are designed to "protect democratic coexistence and ensure the exercising of liberties", the opposition socialists see things differently.

"This is not a citizens' security bill, it is a citizen-repression bill," they say.

So what's all the fuss about?

Click here to read the gallery of Spain's shocking new laws. 


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