Tagged: Llarena

Spain’s dangerous game

The response to this outrageous abuse of judicial power and the general inertia that has gripped Catalan politicians could be massive. It could be that all-illusive 1 October moment that was wasted by Catalan leaders a year ago. It will not be violent.

Redefining violence by Pablo Llarena, Supreme Court judge

The siege was of an exclusively intimidating nature. The intimidation limits the decision-making capacity of the victim, has the effect of violence and restricts the capacity to act as would the use of force, like a hypothetical taking of hostages by shooting in the air.