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Congress of Spanish Soldiers in Madrid

On 24th February, a Congress of Spanish Soldiers, organized by professional associations of AUME and ATME, was held in Madrid. Exercising the right of assembly recognized in the Spanish Constitution to all citizens, it has been a democratic event open to all soldiers regardless of their status of members of …

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Situation of Spanish Military Woman Regarding Sexual and Workplace Harassment

Abstract – Woman joined the Spanish armed forces for the very first time at the beginning of the nineties, almost 30 years ago. Since then we have noticed how the military environment has changed, and how the laws have been developed together with our democracy. However, regarding the woman in …

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Elections and new Board for AUME

AUME has approved, in the last assembly performed on 7 October 2017 in Madrid, a new Board that will assume along the next four years the command of the AUME´s ship. This new Board has been named according with his elections charters and rules of the AUME´s statute book. The …

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Human Rights of Military Personnel

Abstract –  Lt. Gen. Juan Gómez de Salazar, chief of the ground forces of the Spanish Army, who was previously said to have compared the possible infiltration of jihadists into the armed forces to having representatives of military associations in the units, now declared in an interview with the newspaper “ABC de …

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Spanish Military Associations Denounce the Lieutenant General Who Compares Them to Jihadism

On 8 December 2016, the Spanish journal eldiario.es, revealed information concerning the content of a security meeting among the Chief of the ground forces, Lt. Gen. Juan Gómez de Salazar, and other generals, wherein Gómez de Salazar would have compared the possible infiltration of jihadists into the armed forces to …

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Protest March Against Dismissal Of Temporary Military Personnel In Spain

Abstract – Two Spanish ex-professional soldiers started a protest march on 11 November 2016 to demonstrate against their dismissal from the armed forces after reaching the age of 45. All temporary military personnel in Spain (about 45% of the total military force) are dismissed from service when they turn 45. …

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New Initiatives of AUME

Abstract – One of EUROMIL’s Spanish member organisations, AUME, published a press release to describe two initiatives it will bring forward in the days to come. First of all, on 26 October 2016, AUME will submit an official complaint to the Ombudsman. The complaint will raise the issue of military …

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Jorge Bravo, Acquitted and Compensated

Abstract  – The Supreme Court of Spain, in its judgment of 20 May 2015, considered the appeal filed by the President of AUME, Jorge Bravo, against the sanction, imposed on him, of one month and one day of imprisonment. President Bravo had been put under arrest at the Military Disciplinary Establishment of Colmenar …

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