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Spain's controversial crowd control

The use of rubber balls fired by police during demonstrations in Spain has proved controversial - with the practice now banned in the Basque Country.

The use of rubber balls fired by police during demonstrations in Spain has proved controversial - with the practice now banned in the Basque Country.

They are meant to be a deterrent, but they can cause serious injury and have been linked to a death, as Tom Burridge reports.

  • 20 Dec
  • From the section Europe