Article 170 of the Penal Code

  Penal Code

1. If the threats of an evil that constitutes a crime are aimed at frightening the inhabitants of a population, ethnic, cultural or religious group, or social or professional group, or any other group of people, and have the necessary severity to achieve this, Penalties higher in degree than those provided for in the previous article will be imposed respectively.

2. Those who, with the same purpose and severity, publicly demand the commission of violent actions by terrorist organizations or groups, will be punished with a prison sentence of six months to two years.

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Article 170 of Penal Code Spanish refers to the penalties with which the crime of threats when these are directed at professional groups, ethnic groups or inhabitants of a population.

Prison sentences are also set for those who publicly demand violent actions by terrorist groups.