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Hate crimes in Spain rise by 27% fuelled by pandemic and ‘radicalised’ political debate

A big rise in 2021 hate crime numbers was down to pandemic restrictions and 'radicalised' political debate according to the office of Spain's Attorney...

Spain among countries with police raids targeting hate crimes and racism across Europe

A STAND against racist and xenophobic hate speech online and elsewhere has taken place across 11 countries, with four arrests in Spain alone. Law enforcement...

Task force set up to tackle hate crime in the schools and streets of Spain’s Costa Blanca South

HATE CRIMES and discrimination are to be tackled head on in Orihuela with a special task force within the local police. The municipality covers many...

Man gets charged with hate crime after foul tirade at an Islamic wedding in a Costa Blanca mosque in...

AN Elche man has been arrested on hate crime charges after gate-crashing an Islamic wedding and threatening attendees. He punched one of the congregation members...

Anyone found making racist, sexist or homophobic comments in public could face €3,000 fine in Spain’s Valencia

Under a new proposal to tackle the scourge of street harassment, Valencia City Council hopes to put a stop to conduct that 'threatens a person's freedom'

Madrid’s Retiro park just won UNESCO status but it hides a shameful secret for Spain

CAMPAIGNERS are calling for recognition of a shameful period in the history of Madrid’s Retiro park when people would come to stare wide-eyed at...

Barcelona council fines landlord €45,000 for ‘real estate racism’ after refusing to rent his apartment to a young Moroccan

BARCELONA City Council has become the first council in Spain to impose a penalty for 'real estate racism'.  City bosses fined a real estate agency...

RACIST ROW sees Spanish FA launch proceedings against Cadiz’s Juan Cala over foul tirade against Valencia’s Mouctar Diakhaby

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has opened a disciplinary proceeding against Cadiz's Juan Cala over last Sunday's alleged racist abuse of Valencia's Mouctar Diakhaby. Valencia's...

Valencia footballers WALK OFF pitch after ‘racist abuse’ is yelled at Mouctar Diakhaby

VALENCIA football team walked off the pitch after an allegedly racist slur directed at one of their players.  The game against Cadiz on Sunday night...

Nowhere to hide: Spain joins European action day against internet hate speech

SPAIN has joined nine other European countries in an action day against racist and xenophobic hate speech on the internet. In the first of its...

Racist bar owner charged over colour ban in Spain’s La Rioja region

BLACK LIVES did not apparently matter for a bar owner who brazenly admitted that he refused to serve 'people with dark skin'. Police in Logroño,...

WATCH: British comedian Jim Davidson says ‘Spain is for fat northern birds’ before telling Brits to get dinghy across...

Davidson’s career has been met with controversy since his big break in the mid-seventies on the ITV talent show New Faces

Spanish Foreign Ministry expresses concern over toppling of statues of Spanish figures in US

THE Spanish Foreign Ministry has expressed concern over the toppling of statues of Spanish historical figures in the US.

Podemos politician calls for Columbus statue to be removed from Spain’s Barcelona amid anti-racism protests

A HIGH ranking Podemos politician in Catalunya has called for the statue of Christopher Columbus to be removed from Barcelona.

Black Lives Matter protests sweep across Spain and the Costa del Sol

BLACK Lives Matter protests have swept across Spain, including on the Costa del Sol.

OPINION: Racism is alive and kicking in Spain and is not just a US problem

'YOU smell like a black.'  That's just one of the racist comments repeatedly overheard by Senegalese-Spaniard Fama Fedior, who took to Instagram last week to...

WATCH: Spanish school teacher’s vile RACIST rant at black British men on Spain train, calling them ‘monkeys’ and ‘f**king...

The men also speak Spanish to the woman, but she says that she, ‘doesn't understand anything’

Andalucian football players wear shirts printed with racist insults for protest in final game of season

Teammates have, in a tongue-in-cheek way, branded the five-year-old squad ‘the foreigners’

Spain WILL prosecute racist British man who called woman ‘ugly black b******’ on Ryanair flight

Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau confirmed, this week, that Spain would continue with charges against Mesher

WATCH: Racist British man who called woman ‘ugly black b******’ on Ryanair Spain flight not charged by police

However Essex Police has said it has no jurisdiction to prosecute Mesher, as the incident occurred in Spain

Bar owner in Spain who said ‘I don’t want black people here’ fined €1,500 after refusing to let black...

On top of the fine, the bar owner will now also be banned from working in the leisure, teaching and sporting sectors for 30 months

WATCH: Renfe in racism row after officers ‘target’ and ‘kick’ black man after demanding he show his ticket   THIS is the moment a black man was 'targeted' by Renfe officers before being violently dragged off the train.  The shocking clip, obtained by El...

WATCH: Heartbreaking video of black boy forced to leave park in Spain following abuse from other children

THIS is the heartbreaking moment a young black boy was forced to leave a park in Spain after being harassed by other children. The footage was...

‘I’M WHITE I CAN KILL YOU’: Savage bottle attack on black actor shocks Spain

A BLACK actor in Spain has been left injured after a savage racist attack. Marius Makon, 34, is a theatre and television actor who was...

Gibraltar investigating racist and sexist allegations within police force

The Commonwealth’s oldest law force is set to answer damning allegations

Bumbling blunders

Ridley Scott's odd response to racist allegations





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