Vilaweb

MEP urges Tajani to speak up following hunger strike by Catalan political prisoners

“Crimes amount to allowing people to vote to determine their own future” says Matt Carthy from Sinn Féin

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The Guardian

Grave concern for electoral monitors facing jail in Spain

More than 400 academics in the fields of political science, law and other disciplines express their worries that electoral monitors in Spain are being threatened with jail over their role …

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Full House of Democracy and Human Rights in Berlin with the screening of the “Oct 1” documentary and the talk with Prof. Klaus-Jürgen Nagel

A predominantly young audience filled the “Haus der Demokratie und Menschenrechte” in Berlin last Friday, to watch this documentary by Mediapro about the Catalan referendum of self-determination on October 1, …

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The National

Row between Spanish and Belgian ministers over Catalonia hunger strikes

Spain was heading for another diplomatic tussle with Belgium last night after the Belgian defence minister tweeted his support for Catalan political prisoners who are on hunger strike.

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Catalan News

[VIDEO] Spain prevents us from going to European justice, say jailed leaders on hunger strike

President of doctors association warns of potential health ‘risk’ of protest from first day

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Vilaweb

How Spain uses its Constitutional Court to prevent Europe from protecting the rights of Catalonia’s political prisoners

Sànchez and Turull’s hunger strike aims to expose the hurdles laid on their path to the European Court of Human Rights

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Al Jazeera

Two jailed Catalan separatist leaders begin hunger strike

Lawyer says Sanchez and Turull are taking step to ‘raise awareness’ of unfair treatment by Spain before trial.

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Financial Times

The Catalan independence campaigner in political exile in Scotland

Clara Ponsatí’s rented house in St Andrews is a far cry from her art-filled flat in Barcelona but she risks arrest if she returns there.

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El Nacional

[INTERVIEW] Harrington: “Civil disobedience might be resisting the prisoners’ transfer to Madrid”

He speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese and, also, Catalan. In fact, Catalan is the language in which his new book has appeared first. Thomas Harrington, professor of Hispanic Studies at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, has just published Una democràcia …

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Declaration by Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Turull from Lledoners prison

WE DENOUNCE: The blocking from European courts that the Spanish Constitutional Court imposes upon us Access to the courts without delay or unnecessary obstacles is a right that every person …

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