UN Rapporteur on minority issues gives Spain a wake-up call on human rights violations against the Catalan people

The report drafted by the Special Rapporteur of the United Nations on Minority Issues Fernand de Varennes, who visited Spain in January 2019 to assess the situation with regard to …

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The Telegraph

Former King of Spain Juan Carlos funded private jets from foundation linked to Swiss investigation

New revelations about Juan Carlos’ lavish lifestyle come amid Swiss investigation and looming court battle with ex-lover

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CIVILNET

Why Does Catalonia Want to Be Independent?

Ariadna Isern Creus is a Board Member of the Barcelona-based Catalan National Assembly, a 50,000 member NGO fighting for Catalonia’s self-determination. In 2017 a referendum for independence was held in …

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Catalan National Assembly opens new branches in Cuba and Baltic States

The Catalan National Assembly opens two new branches abroad, one in Cuba and one in the Baltic States, an expansion of the already successful Latvian branch Assemblea Cuba presented its …

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Catalan National Assembly takes part in a debate on Catalonia in Armenia

On Tuesday, March 3rd, the Armenian General Benevolent Union and the Catalan National Assembly  held a joint conference on “Catalonia and the right to self-determination in the 21st century”, in …

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Catalan pro-independence movement gains momentum in Perpinyà

The Catalan pro-independence movement mobilized massively in Perpinyà, North Catalonia last Saturday, February 29, at an event held by Consell per la República Catalana or Council for the Catalan Republic, …

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Demonstration in Barcelona against the extradition of Julian Assange to the US a great success

A large crowd gathered in Plaça Universitat square in the centre of Barcelona, where Catalan civil society organisations and political parties rejected Julian Assange’s extradition and defended the right to …

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Assemblea pins Barcelona to the global protest map in support of Julian Assange

Anonymous Catalonia, Junts per Catalunya, Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya, the Candidacy of Popular Unity, Demòcrates de Catalunya, the Pirate Party, Primàries Catalunya and Solidaritat Catalana per la Independència have already …

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Vilaweb

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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