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How the Recent Anti-Extremist and Anti-Terrorism Laws Affect the Freedom of Expression: Comparative Analysis of Russia and Spain

Student: Svetlana Lepeshkina

Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences

Educational Programme: Political Analysis and Public Policy (Master)

Year of Graduation: 2021

This work is devoted to a comparative analysis of Spain and Russia and the application of anti-terrorist and anti-extremist legislation by these countries. These laws raise many questions, as it is written in a vague and not transparent way. Its interpretation can be carried out on a case-by-case basis. Therefore, analysts believe that these laws tend to violate human rights, namely freedom of speech and freedom of expression. This paper describes how legislation affects human rights.

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