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Amid Protests, Spain Tries Banning Photos Of Police

Wed, November 21, 2012 8:00pm

Story by Lauren Frayer

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As anti-austerity protests spread around the country, the Spanish government is drafting a law prohibiting citizens from taking photos and video of riot police on the job. Video already released on YouTube shows police firing rubber bullets into crowds and beating demonstrators. The proposed ban on citizen photography seems to have prompted even more people to join protests and take pictures, including 12 year old Paula Carrasco.

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