The Catalan National Assembly denounces the Spanish authorities’ repression of Catalans and the double standards in the EU

The Catalan National Assembly has taken part in the 15th session of the United Nation’s Forum on Minority Issues to denounce the repression of Catalans by the Spanish authorities and …

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The Catalan National Assembly denounces the use of Pegasus by Spanish Authorities

This year, Canadian research centre CitizenLab denounced the CatalanGate scandal, the biggest case of political espionage in the history of the European Union. Now, the case reaches the European Parliament, …

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Defending independence is not a crime according to the Council of Europe

This text has been drafted by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Buric, and has been presented to the committee of European ministers. The Council of …

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Three Catalan civil society organizations bring 37 new charges against Spanish police officers in the independence referendum case in Barcelona

The Catalan National Assembly, Òmnium Cultural and Irídia have presented a new expert report which identifies more than 450 illegal acts during the October 1st, 2017 self-determination referendum. The Catalan …

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Internet Censorship 2021: A Global Map of Internet Restrictions

Nearly 60 percent of the world’s population (4.66 billion people) uses the internet. It’s our source of instant information, entertainment, news, and social interactions. But where in the world can …

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The Intolerance Network

Today, 5th August 2021, WikiLeaks publishes “The Intolerance Network” over 17,000 documents from internationally active right wing campaigning organisations HazteOir and CitizenGO. The documents date from 2001 to 2017 and …

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Assemblea denounces before the OSCE Spain’s use of digital technologies to repress the Catalan pro-independence movement

On the 12th & 13th of July, Assemblea took part in the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting “Digital Technologies and Human Rights”, in …

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Andrej Hunko: “The Council of Europe could play an international mediation role in Catalonia’s case”

Andrej Hunko, MP for Germany’s Die Linke, has been a member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe since 2010. He is familiar with the Council’s inner workings. …

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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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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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