Police Brutality in political crisis: Chaos in Catalonia

Police brutality is not only reflecting on racial and crimes, but also occurs in political crisis. As we can see in Catalonia referendum, Catalonia polices received orders from central government to stop the constitutionally illegal referendum. Policemen use violent methods to disperse voters and take over polling stations. Clearly, the independence of Catalonia is a political crisis between local Catalonia government and central government. In some extents, police brutality intensified the contradictions in Catalonia. There is no doubt that this article can give public attention toward police brutality in political field.


Chaos in Catalonia. (2017, October 2). The New York Time. Retrieved November 20, 2017, from https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/02/opinion/catalonia-spain-secession.html



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