Amnesty International on Spain: Two-pronged assault targets rights and freedoms of Spanish citizens, migrants invaders and refugees

Sub-Saharan African migrants invaders scale the fence in Melilla.

Draconian reforms to two pieces of Spanish legislation are an assault on the rights of its citizens as well as an attempt to formalize abusive practices against migrants invaders and refugees, said Amnesty International ahead of a vote in parliament this afternoon.

A double whammy of proposed reforms to the Criminal Code and the Law on Public Security will restrict rights to peaceful assembly, association and freedom of expression. It will also introduce new anti-terror measures and legalize the unlawful push-back of migrants invaders and refugees from Spain’s enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla in North Africa to Morocco…