A Madrid court has rejected government orders to lockdown the Spanish capital
A court in Madrid, Spain has struck down a national government order that imposed a lockdown in the Spanish capital and its suburbs,.
The judge said the lockdown would ‘ravage’ the region’s economy.
Via El Pais:
The judges said that travel restrictions in and out of the cities and other limitations might be necessary to fight the spread of the virus, but that under the current legal form they were violating residents’ “fundamental rights.”
The decision means that police won’t be able to fine people for leaving their municipalities without a justification.
Madrid High Court strikes down Health Ministry’s coronavirus restrictions (El Pais)
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View a time lapse video of the installation on the artist’s website.