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Spain’s lawfare against Catalan political prisoners and exiles

Representatives of Rafael Correa and Lula da Silva join Catalan lawyers and warn EU Parliament about political use of courts The lawyers of Carles Puigdemont, Oriol Junqueras, Rafael Correa and …

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The Catalan National Assembly meets with Council of Europe’s Human Rights Rapporteur

The Latvian rapporteur Boris Cilevičs, from the Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group of the Council of Europe, is investigating human rights violations by elected officials in Spain and Turkey during …

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Jewish News

Spanish prosecutor’s Nazi remark is ‘a sick joke, a slap in face of survivors’

Simon Wiesenthal Centre writes to prime minister Pedro Sánchez, after official asked if ‘should we expect the imprisonment of Auschwitz survivors for inciting hatred of the Nazis?’

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The Catalan National Assembly takes part in a prominent conference in Denmark on the Catalan struggle for self-determination

The event held in Copenhagen was organized by the Danish attorney and economist’s union Djøf, one of the leading in the country, with more than 80,000 members, and had a …

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Wake-up call to Spain during the UN Universal Periodic Review concerning fundamental rights violations

More than 110 countries have brought up questions and recommendations regarding the human rights situation in Spain, of which a total of 22 have taken the opportunity to address the …

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Medium

The Rule of Lawfare

When former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and former Catalan health minister Toní Comin finally took up their seats in the European Parliament on Monday, more than seven months after they …

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Politico

20 MEPs to watch in 2020

The European Parliament is younger, more diverse — and more divided — than ever. It has also increasingly been flexing its muscles in EU decision-making, and many MEPs are expected …

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Politico

Carles Puigdemont allowed to enter EU Parliament after court ruling

The former president of the northeast Spanish region, Carles Puigdemont, and his former health minister Toni Comín were elected to the assembly in May, but have been unable to take …

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Euronews

EU top court rules Catalan separatist Junqueras was MEP with immunity when jailed in Spain

The European Union’s top court has ruled that Catalan separatist leader Oriol Junqueras was covered by immunity as an MEP when he was jailed by the Spanish Supreme Court in …

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Over forty organisations, among them Assemblea, denounce Human Rights violations in Spain before the UN

Most of the complaints presented in Geneva relate to protest, freedom of expression, political participation, self-determination and minority language rights in Catalonia Coinciding with International Human Rights Day and the …

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