Church charity challenges city council

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ALICANTE. ACTIVIDAD DE LA CRUZ ROJA CON LOS SIN TECHO. REPARTO DE COMIDA Y ENSERES DE ASEO. MENDICIDAD MENDIGOS SIN TECHO HOMELESS POBRES INDIGENTES

Objections to Alicante city hall’s new civil coexistence bylaw – which proposes fines for prostitution, and begging or sleeping in the streets – have been lodged by Catholic Church charity Cáritas.

It is fundamental to ‘prevent rather than criminalise poverty in public spaces’, says the NGO.

Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News

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