[JURIST] Spain's ruling People's party on Thursday introduced strict new laws against public protests, which would impose fines on activists who take part in unauthorized protests. The legislation also prohibits [Guardian report] publishing images of police, interrupting public events, possessing illegal drugs, vandalizing public property and drinking alcohol in the street. Opponents argue that the law impedes democracy, though proponents of law allege that the law is meant to protect citizens. Under the law, unauthorized demonstrators could face a fine...

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