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Repression (Europe)
, 2016.

In 2015, one million people arrived on European shores fleeing death and despair, an exodus that triggered the biggest humanitarian crisis since World War II. Faced with this situation, the response of the supposedly democratic, advanced, caring and humanitarian European countries was to cram these people into makeshift concentration camps where living conditions were subhuman. Any refugee who dared to protest was met with police violence.

At the same time, the so-called 'austerity policies' that the Union had decided years ago to take in southern European countries in response to the financial crash of 2008, triggered a severe social, political and economic crisis that destroyed the welfare state in these countries and drove millions of people into poverty and despair. As was happening to refugees, any European citizen who dared to protest was repressed with police brutality.

In these years the European Union was behaving like a totalitarian state.

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