Spain: puppeteers charged with "glorifying terrorism"

Spain: puppeteers charged with "glorifying terrorism"
By Euronews with AFP
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Complaint brought by ETA victims' association

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Two puppeteers in Spain have reportedly demanded to be freed after been charged with “glorifying terrorism” during a show in Spain.

Freedom puppeteers https://t.co/d9Y29ex8yn In Spain puppets can't be satirical but fascists can protests in thestreets #libertadtitiriteros

— Jiwar A.I.R. (@JiwarBCN) February 8, 2016

2 spanish puppets show men jailed in Madrid on #ETA advocate accusations. #Spain is the real puppet show.amnesty</a> <a href="https://t.co/BzvuD8ZML6">pic.twitter.com/BzvuD8ZML6</a></p>&mdash; marcos (markooss) February 6, 2016

Alfonso Lazaro de la Fuente and Raul Garcia Perez were arrested after the performance.

Puppets in the show allegedly held up a sign praising ETA, the banned Basque separatist group responsible for killing hundreds and injuring thousands in northern Spain and south-western France.

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