El Nacional

Council of Europe calls for police “abuses” in Catalan protests to be punished

The Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, Dunja Mijatovic, has demanded that Spain investigate and appropriately punish all “abusive use of force” by police which may have occurred during the protests …

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Amnesty International

Spain: authorities ‘must reduce tensions’ in Catalonia protests

In response to the demonstrations in Barcelona and the rest of Catalonia after the Spanish Supreme Court sentenced 12 Catalan political leaders and activists, Amnesty International has called on the …

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Wired

Catalonia has created a new kind of online activism. Everyone should pay attention

A pro-independence group is leveraging social media and peer-to-peer technology to orchestrate massive protests. The catch? No one knows who runs it

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Statement of the Catalan National Assembly in relation to the developments in Catalonia

  On Monday, October 14, the Spanish Supreme Court announced the prison sentences for the nine Catalan civic and political leaders, with edicts that go from 13 years of jail …

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Catalan National Assembly foreign branches organize a second wave of protests abroad

The aim of the Foreign Assemblies is to inform about the right to self-determination and to report violations of rights that Spain inflicts on political minorities such as Catalan people …

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Statement of the Catalan National Assembly in relation to the Turkish military invasion of Syrian Kurdistan

  On October 9, the Turkish armed forces initiated a military offensive against the Kurds in Syria, taking advantage of the withdrawal of U.S. armed forces from the northern part …

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Counterfire

Flawed Transition: why the Spanish state is repressing the Catalan independence movement

Catalonia awaits the verdict in the trial at the Spanish Supreme Court of 12 political and civic leaders charged with ‘rebellion’ and ‘sedition’ for their part in the 1 October …

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Indian Express

How Gandhian idea of non-violence is shaping political struggle in Spain

As the Gandhian moment of Catalonia is showing the world, democracy is not only about institutions, law-making and carrying on governmental administration by means of popular suffrage and elected officers.

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Vilaweb

Catalan political prisoners call for non-violent protests

The two activists jailed for the 2017 independence push, Jordi Cuixart and Jordi Sànchez, have called on the public to “take to the streets” in the expected upcoming protests organised …

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The National

EU’s ‘own Trump’ Josep Borrell avoids discussing Catalonia

He has insulted the US and Russia, been fined for insider trading and been described as the EU’s “own Donald Trump”, all of which has been ignored as he bids …

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