Vilaweb

William Aitken: “I have been sentenced to five years in prison in order to scare young people”

William Aitken, a 32-year-old Scotsman who took part in protests in Barcelona city following the imprisonment of rapper Pablo Hasél, ​​has been sentenced to five years and two months in prison.

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The National

Catalan and Basque independence activists light up Pyrenees in democracy demo

PRO-INDEPENDENCE activists have created an “immense line of light” crossing the European continent to demonstrate for people’s right to decide.

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El Nacional

Judge removed from trial of Catalan ex-speaker Torrent for “lacking impartiality”

Fellow defendant Josep Costa called for recusal of judge who walked out of event where Torrent spoke of “political prisoners”

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The National

ANC leader: Catalonia should take note of indyref2 strategy

THE Scottish Government’s strategy for a second independence referendum should act as an example for Catalonia, according to the president of one of the country’s largest pro-independence organisations.

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Amnesty International

Melilla: Never again

The death toll continues to rise. At least 23 people died last Friday trying to reach the Spanish enclave of Melilla from Morocco. Some organisations working on the ground have …

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Vilaweb

European Court of Human Rights finds Spain guilty of leaking ID photos of Catalan judges

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has found Spain guilty of breaching some Catalan pro-referendum judges’ right to privacy when, in March 2014, Spanish newspaper ‘La Razón’ published their ID pictures …

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Catalan News

Catalan parties condemn Spain’s reaction to migrant deaths at Morocco border crossing

Barcelona mayor “embarrassed” by PM congratulating African country for handling of situation. Several Catalan parties have condemned the Spanish government’s reaction to the incident at the border crossing between its …

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El Nacional

Jorge Fernández Díaz: instigator of Operation Catalonia against the Pujol family

Audio shows that Rajoy’s interior minister met with Spanish police leaders to plot against the Catalan independence movement

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Scandal-hit former king returns to Spain after 2 years

prosecutors there said they discovered he received $100 million from the Saudi finance ministry in 2008 before he stepped down as king. The investigation also turned up millions more received …

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Assemblea denounces Spain’s Catalangate illegal espionage case before the OSCE

The Catalan National Assembly has taken part in a new edition of the OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting in Vienna, which on this occasion focused on the need to respect …

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