Minority groups repressionduring totalitarianismThe Lazy & MeanPeople Law in SpainCOMENIUS 2012-14
THE “LAZY AND MEAN PEOPLE” LAWA law instituted on August 4thof 1933.It concerned the treatment of tramps, nomads, pimps,...
HOMOSEXUALSDuring the dictatorship homosexuality was considered adisease and an unnatural vice that could be correctedwit...
GYPSIESIn the 15thcentury the first gypsies families arrived in Spain. In 1499 the firstlaw against them was signed by th...
HIPPIESThe hippie pacifist movement was originated in 1965 in California andreached Spain three years later. People from ...
Special court of lazy and mean people. BarcelonaLazy beggersFirst concentration camp
Special court of lazy and mean people. BarcelonaLazy beggersFirst concentration camp
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  1. 1. Minority groups repressionduring totalitarianismThe Lazy & MeanPeople Law in SpainCOMENIUS 2012-14
  2. 2. THE “LAZY AND MEAN PEOPLE” LAWA law instituted on August 4thof 1933.It concerned the treatment of tramps, nomads, pimps, alcoholics and other“antisocial” groups.Created to locate and classify the “dangerous agents of society, set controlmeasures, safety and prevention.”.On July 15thof 1954 the law included the repression ofhomosexuals, also called violetas (violets).In 1970 the law was finally abolished.
  3. 3. HOMOSEXUALSDuring the dictatorship homosexuality was considered adisease and an unnatural vice that could be correctedwith electroshock therapies.Homosexual people were interrogated, minstreated and tortured.Most of them were arrested and interned in workcamps, always seperated from the rest of thepeople.During the 60s, gay culture began to appear,especially in big tourist cities.
  4. 4. GYPSIESIn the 15thcentury the first gypsies families arrived in Spain. In 1499 the firstlaw against them was signed by the Catholic Monarchs.Franco made specific rules for the gypsies repressionduring his dictatorship. When the current Democracy wasestablished, the anti-gypsy legislation was repealed. Itwas the first time in history the gypsies were recognizedin Spain. They are an ethnic group of people with anunknown origin.
  5. 5. HIPPIESThe hippie pacifist movement was originated in 1965 in California andreached Spain three years later. People from all over the world startedsettling down in Eivissa and Formentera, two Balearic Island.Between 1968 and 1970 Franco wanted to suffocate that hippie movement.They were considered anti-moral,accused of consuming drugs andbeing direspectful.They were arrestedand brought to prison.
  6. 6. Special court of lazy and mean people. BarcelonaLazy beggersFirst concentration camp
  7. 7. Special court of lazy and mean people. BarcelonaLazy beggersFirst concentration camp
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