The bad news is that the Migrant Prison was reopened after a court order, under control of national police from Madrid, though there is now a legal battle by the Catalan authorities to close it down.
latest update The Catalan Govt has been taken over by the rightwing Central Spanish Govt and all progressive laws abolished.. including pro-refugees..anti-climate change..anti-bullfighting..anti-fracking.. etc
Barcelona City Council has prohibited the re-opening of the local Foreigners Prison (CIE), which is run by the far-right central government in Madrid, on technical and safety grounds, claiming a victory for Human Rights.
In Spain there are 8 Foreigners Prisons (CIE’s) which are controlled by central government. The campaigners emphasize the need to close them all, especially those in Madrid and Valencia.. Continue reading “Refugees Welcome!.. Barcelona Migrants Prison Closed Down after Protests”