17S protesters will be judged by “attack or resistance”

The 52 adults who had allegedly participated in violent manifestations around the Montúfar and Mejia high schools,  as well as in the Historical Centre, will be tried for the crime of “attack or resistance,” defined in article 283 of the new Integral Criminal Code...

There are new offenses under the Penal Code

Actions that may “threaten public safety” are typified in 29 articles of the Criminal Code, with penalties which amount up to 13 years in prison for the most serious offenses. The new regulation contrasts with the previous, which typified 13 behaviors such as sabotage...