Borja Bergareche/CPJ Guest Blogger
Borja Bergareche is a Spanish-based news executive and former Europe correspondent for CPJ who still advises the organization.
Why Spain’s new gag law is threat to free flow of information
On July 1 a public security law is due to come into force in Spain amid an increasingly vocal chorus of concern among the media and press freedom groups. The bill–dubbed the “ley mordaza,” or “gag law,” by opposition groups–would define protests in front of parliament and other government buildings as a “disturbance of public…