United Nations warns Spain for not releasing Catalan political prisoners

The annual report of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention bares the non-implementation of the recommendations made in 2019, which called for the immediate release of seven of the nine …

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Great success of the #CatalanWeek, with 26 events and over 6.000 viewers in its fifth edition

Kickstarted by the foreign branches of the Catalan National Assembly, the #CatalanWeek held 26 presential and online events over the course of 14 days to celebrate the Catalan National Day …

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Catalonia’s National Day, huge success during the biggest Covid-adapted European demonstration

Over 59.500 Catalan protesters have demonstrated today in over 131 locations to claim for Catalonia’s right to become an independent state, and defend fundamental rights in the face of increasingly …

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Position of the Catalan National Assembly Concerning Belarus

The International Committee of the Catalan National Assembly considers that Catalan civil society should reflect on the events in Belarus in terms of the experience gained. First , the Belarusian case …

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The Catalan National Assembly organizes the biggest demonstration in Europe in compliance with COVID19 health recommendations

This year’s Catalan National Day demonstration is expected to gather 48.000 demonstrators across 107 points in 82 municipalities, focused on decentralization and observing health recommendations This year’s 11th of September …

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Pro-independence events planned around the world for Catalonia’s ‘Diada’

Pro-independence organization the Catalan National Assembly (ANC) has announced that it intends to hold around twenty international events to celebrate Catalonia’s national day, the Diada, on September 11th

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The #CatalanWeek returns with over 14 days of international events to celebrate the Catalan National Day abroad

Kickstarted by the foreign branches of the Catalan National Assembly, the #CatalanWeek will start on Aug 29th and will last till Sept 13th, and will include presential as well as …

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Human Rights Watch

Former Spanish King Finds New Home in UAE

Juan Carlos I Moves to a Country Where Human Rights Conditions Are Dire After two weeks of official silence and media speculation, the whereabouts of former Spanish king Juan Carlos …

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Foreign Policy

Is Spain’s Royal Family Finished?

On Aug. 3, 82-year-old Juan Carlos I, the king of Spain from 1975 to 2014, announced his decision to leave the country because of “public repercussions that certain past events …

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The Freedom of Speech and the Press are under threat in Spain, according to a study endorsed by the EU Commission

The Media Pluralism Monitor 2020 report calls on the Spanish authorities to repeal or modify laws that restrict freedom of expression and information, to guarantee the protection and safety of …

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