United Nations warns Spain for not releasing Catalan political prisoners

The annual report of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention bares the non-implementation of the recommendations made in 2019, which called for the immediate release of seven of the nine …

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Great success of the #CatalanWeek, with 26 events and over 6.000 viewers in its fifth edition

Kickstarted by the foreign branches of the Catalan National Assembly, the #CatalanWeek held 26 presential and online events over the course of 14 days to celebrate the Catalan National Day …

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Catalonia’s National Day, huge success during the biggest Covid-adapted European demonstration

Over 59.500 Catalan protesters have demonstrated today in over 131 locations to claim for Catalonia’s right to become an independent state, and defend fundamental rights in the face of increasingly …

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Position of the Catalan National Assembly Concerning Belarus

The International Committee of the Catalan National Assembly considers that Catalan civil society should reflect on the events in Belarus in terms of the experience gained. First , the Belarusian case …

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The Catalan National Assembly organizes the biggest demonstration in Europe in compliance with COVID19 health recommendations

This year’s Catalan National Day demonstration is expected to gather 48.000 demonstrators across 107 points in 82 municipalities, focused on decentralization and observing health recommendations This year’s 11th of September …

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The #CatalanWeek returns with over 14 days of international events to celebrate the Catalan National Day abroad

Kickstarted by the foreign branches of the Catalan National Assembly, the #CatalanWeek will start on Aug 29th and will last till Sept 13th, and will include presential as well as …

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The Catalan National Assembly will organize a double National Day mobilization, both virtual and physical

The Catalan National Day 2020 will include a virtual action under the name #XarxaIndependència and a physical mobilization in front of Spanish administration buildings in Catalonia. Last Friday morning, the …

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Several international NGOs alert of human rights violations during the outcome of the UN’s Universal Periodic Review of Spain

Amnesty International, Article 19, the Society for Threatened Peoples and European Language Equality Network are some of the NGOs that have raised the alarm concerning the lack of respect for …

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Assemblea denounces Spain’s fundamental rights violations against Catalonia at OSCE meeting on Freedom of Expression

The Catalan pro-independence civil society organisation has denounced Spain’s abuses of freedom of speech, persistent police violence and an abusive number of fines, mixed with misinformation, a lack of transparency …

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Spain continues to ignore UN rulings demanding the release of Catalonia’s political prisoners a year after its publication

The rulings were the result of an initiative by the defences of the Catalan political prisoners, led by British & French lawyers and human rights experts Ben Emmerson and Rachel …

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