The insults to the religion, the blasphemies or the offenses to the religious feelings are punished with the Penal Code in 71 countries of the 194 that there is in the world. That is, 36% of the states collect criminal penalties for some type of religious crime and Spain is one of them. The Spanish Penal Code, approved in 1995, includes as offense the offense “to the feelings of the members of a religious confession”. For this, it provides for a fine of eight to twelve months.

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