Spain: a repressive or protective state?

Author(s): Kristine Hernes

Type: Written pitch

Department: Department of Government

Exhibit no: 32

The unionist Catalans have been referred to as the "silent majority" as they have often been neglected amidst loud calls and mobilization by separatist Catalans. The paper continues the debate on the perception of repression, by investigating how unionist Catalans perceive the response of the Spanish state following the independence referendum.