Deutsche Welle

Catalonia: 12,000 people protest arrest of alleged terrorists

Catalan separatists claim national authorities are trying to manufacture “a violent narrative” in the movement. Tensions are high ahead of a ruling against 12 leaders of a failed secession bid.

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Brave New Europe

Ignasi Bernat and David Whyte – State Repression and Police Intimidation in Catalonia

Ignasi Bernat and David Whyte are editors of Building a New Catalonia, a new book exploring the anti-capitalist, feminist and socialist dimensions of the Catalan independence movement.

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Catalan News

Outrage in pro-referendum camp following arrest of nine activists for ‘terrorism’

The arrest of nine pro-independence activists being accused of “terrorism” has sparked outrage among the parties in favor of a self-determination referendum. The Catalan president, Quim Torra, was among the first officials …

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Catalan News

Brussels backs exiled rapper’s arguments against extradition

Valtònyc “optimistic” after EU Commission tells high court in Luxembourg that singer’s offenses predate legislation underlying arrest warrant

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The Washington Post

Massive rally for Catalonia’s secession in Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain — Hundreds of thousands of Spaniards who support the secession of Catalonia gathered in Barcelona on the region’s main holiday Wednesday, just weeks before a highly anticipated verdict …

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ElNacional.cat

Eight Spanish chief inspectors summonsed by court over police violence during Catalan referendum

Barcelona court of instruction number 7 has summonsed to testify under investigation eight chief inspectors from Spain’s National Police involved in the operation in the city against the Catalan referendum on 1st October …

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El Nacional

Fifty-two French deputies protest the situation of the Catalan political prisoners

Fifty-two deputies from the French National Assembly, representing a large part of the political spectrum, have expressed their concern about the situation of the Catalan political prisoners and the need to find a democratic solution …

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Catalan News

Catalonia 2019-2020: a new clash with Spain for independence?

Country holds its breath ahead of verdict on jailed leaders, which could lead to a rise in tensions with Madrid, snap elections and fresh attempts to extradite Puigdemont.

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El Nacional

Catalan independence at the UN: how the legal battle at Geneva is being waged

With the Supreme Court verdict in the Catalan independence trial pending, and expected to be emphatic, and with the more than obvious discrediting of Spanish justice recently, especially with regard to its handling …

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Catalan News

Spain threatens to take Catalonia’s foreign action plan to court

The Spanish government has threatened to challenge Catalonia’s foreign action plan in court over alleged pro-independence bias. “The plan mentions neither Spain’s foreign affairs service, nor the need [for Catalonia] to …

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