SPAIN: The country receives sharp criticism internationally for the police and civil guard's extensive use of torture that is never prosecuted. Regime rebels are imprisoned for trifles. European accusations and objections are ignored.
: Already weeks before the referendum on Catalonia's secession, Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy began to show muscle. On Catalan National Day on September 11, he declared that he would do "everything" to stop it.
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