Spain Cracks Down on Catalan Independence Movement

Over the last few weeks, the Catalonian independence movement has provoked escalating and severe reactions from Spanish authorities, despite up to one million protestors taking to the streets of Barcelona. That a member state of the European Union would be able to treat its citizens in such a manner without consequence is deeply troubling.
 

Special Report: The Truth Dies In Darkness; Dutroux

The Dutroux scandal serves as a definitive example of the exposure of deep corruption leading to widespread public distrust in the legitimacy of their institutions of government. The case was ultimately met with silence.