Vilaweb

Microsoft says that Catalans are among victims of government espionage

A number of Catalans have been victims of espionage carried out by “government agencies” tech company Microsoft has revealed. In a post in one of its blogs on Thursday, the firm said …

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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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Vilaweb

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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This year’s Catalan National Day pro-independence demonstration will be double: set to vindicate the 2017 referendum for independence and denounce Spanish repression against the movement

Under the motto “Let’s fight and win independence” this year’s Catalan National Day protest will take place both on September 11th and October 1st to vindicate the relevance of the …

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The Wall Street Journal

Spain’s Targeting of Former Harvard Professor Provokes Trans-Atlantic Outcry

In just two months, Andreu Mas-Colell, an internationally renowned economist and former Harvard professor, went from enjoying a peaceful retirement in his hometown of Barcelona to facing allegations by the …

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The Council of Europe calls on Spain to stop political persecution of Catalan representatives, Spanish government pardons the Catalan leaders

The resolution presented by the Council of Europe Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights calls on Spain to stop the persecution of Catalan political representatives and peaceful protesters, to …

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Andreu Mas-Colell, the misstep of Spanish repression

Image: La República On June 29, the 77th birthday of the world-renowned Catalan economist Andreu Mas-Colell, he and 39 other former Catalan senior government officials will have to appear before …

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European Economic Association

EEA EX COMM statement on Past President, Andreu Mas-Colell

The Executive Committee of the European Economic Association expresses its solidarity with its former President, Professor Andreu Mas-Colell, and its hopes for a positive resolution of the matter for all concerned individuals. …

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El Nacional.cat

Amnesty International warns: Catalan pardons won’t end the rights violations

Amnesty International has warned in a very forceful statement aimed at Spain that even if the Spanish government grants pardons to the Catalan political prisoners, “the human rights violations persist”. However, the coordinator of …

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The Times

Outcry as retired Catalan minister faces multimillion-euro ‘independence’ fine

Academics including an American Nobel prizewinner have condemned the prosecution of a Spanish economist who — along with 38 others — face fines of millions of euros for their supposed …

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