Vilaweb

Exile fights, exile wins

I’m sure everyone is well aware that last week the European General Court (EGC) granted a temporary injunction to President Carles Puigdemont and Ministers and MEPs Toni Comín and Clara Ponsatí against …

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Council of Europe

Politicians should not face prosecution for statements made in the exercise of their political mandates as long as they respect certain limits

“Politicians need a particularly high level of protection of freedom of speech and freedom of assembly, both in parliament and when speaking to their constituents, but that freedom of speech …

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Socialist Project

International Manifesto in Support of Catalonia’s Right to Freedom as a People

In the 14th of February elections to the Parliament of Catalonia, 52% of Catalans voted in favour of parties that call for Catalonia to become an independent state. This is …

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Time

My Father Fled Fascism in Spain—and Taught Me How Lies Can Destroy a Democracy

The truth can’t destroy a democracy but lies can. At age thirteen my father was awoken by machine gun fire in the streets of Madrid. It was 1936, and a …

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The National Scot

Catalonia’s two main pro-independence parties form coalition government

SELF-DETERMINATION is back on Catalonia’s political agenda after its two main pro-independence parties yesterday announced a preliminary agreement for coalition government. The Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC) and Together for Catalonia (JxCat) …

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Verfassungsblog

The Right of Catalonian Leaders to Protest

On 22 April, the Spanish Constitutional Court issued its first judgement on the constitutionality of the conviction of the Catalonian leaders for the events of October 2017. It upheld the …

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Over a hundred international personalities and organizations show support to Catalan self-determination

A collection of signatures in support of Catalonia’s right to freedom as a people, coordinated by the Catalan National Assembly, brings together 120 personalities and entities from around twenty countries …

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Vilaweb

Catalan Parliament speaker to Barcelona consular corps: “We cannot accept having political prisoners and exiles in 21st century Europe”

The speaker of the Parliament of Catalonia, Laura Borràs, has proposed a “shared freedom model” in Europe, armed with “less weapons and more reasons”. She said this during the Europe …

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Vilaweb

Swiss MPs force the federal government to take a stance on Spain’s repression in Catalonia

The Swiss government will have to speak out publicly and take a stance on Spain’s  repression of Catalonia’s pro-independence movement, the amnesty of political prisoners and a democratic solution to …

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Assemblea’s Unilateral Independence Congress a Great Success

The “Congress of Precedent Cases of Unilateral Independence”, organized by the Catalan National Assembly, with representatives from the Baltic countries and Slovenia, took place from Friday the 7th of May …

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