BBC News

Villarejo: The rise and fall of the Spanish state’s secret fixer

Many intrigues and scandals have gripped Spain in recent years, from alleged royal corruption to ministerial dirty tricks against political rivals, yet in all that complexity one character seems to …

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The National

Lluis Puig: Spanish bid to extradite Catalan former minister refused

AN appeal court in Brussels has upheld a ruling rejecting an extradition request from Spain for a former Catalan minister over his involvement in the indyref three years ago. Lluis …

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Global Committee For The Rule of Law "Marco Panella"

Conversation with Carles Puigdemont on Parliamentary Immunity

On 9 December, Carles Puigdemont, MEP and former President of Catalonia, talked online from his residence in Waterloo, close to Brussels, with Matteo Angioli about the lifting of his parliamentary …

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The EU Court of Justice hears the Catalan National Assembly and the Council for the Catalan Republic following the EU Commission’s veto on their European Citizens’ Initiative

This Thursday at 9:30h, the first hearing of the appeal filed by the Catalan National Assembly and the Council for the Catalan Republic before the Court of Justice of the …

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AlJazeera

How Spain, allegedly, came close to being invaded by Russia

The latest far-fetched accusation the Spanish state directed at the leaders of the Catalan independence movement could well be from a cheap spy novella.

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Catalan News

Far-right events with neo-Nazi symbols held to mark Spanish Constitution Day

Tension as Vox rallies are faced by antifascists, while Barcelona local council will report them before hate crimes prosecutor Several events organized by far-right Vox party were held in some …

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Elnacional.cat

Spain’s restrictive definition of “national minorities”: only one group defined

The leading human rights body on the European continent, the Council of Europe (CoE), says it regrets Spain’s “restrictive” application of the Council’s treaty for the protection of national minority groups, which …

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Vilaweb

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture warns Spain on political prisoners

The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Nils Melzer, said today that it is “problematic” if states do not follow the UN recommendations, referring directly to the fact that Spain has …

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Vilaweb

MEP Clare Daly: “It is very clear that a lot of people here do not want to hear about Catalonia”

The rapporteur of a European Parliament report on fundamental rights in the Union, Clare Daly, has denounced being barred from mentioning the situation of the Catalan political prisoners in the report. …

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Catalan National Assembly denounces hate speech against the Catalan minority at the United Nations

The Catalan National Assembly (Assemblea) has taken part in the 13th session of the Forum on Minority Issues which focused on Hate Speech, Social Media and Minorities, and together with …

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