International human rights NGO launches a campaign calling on the German Bundestag to denounce Spanish repression against Catalonia

The NGO Society for Threatened Peoples, focused on defending the rights of national minorities, demands to the Spanish Kingdom to follow the recommendations of the United Nations Working Group on …

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Medium

The Rule of Lawfare

When former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and former Catalan health minister Toní Comin finally took up their seats in the European Parliament on Monday, more than seven months after they …

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Politico

20 MEPs to watch in 2020

The European Parliament is younger, more diverse — and more divided — than ever. It has also increasingly been flexing its muscles in EU decision-making, and many MEPs are expected …

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Politico

Carles Puigdemont allowed to enter EU Parliament after court ruling

The former president of the northeast Spanish region, Carles Puigdemont, and his former health minister Toni Comín were elected to the assembly in May, but have been unable to take …

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Euronews

EU top court rules Catalan separatist Junqueras was MEP with immunity when jailed in Spain

The European Union’s top court has ruled that Catalan separatist leader Oriol Junqueras was covered by immunity as an MEP when he was jailed by the Spanish Supreme Court in …

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Catalan National Assembly foreign branches organize a second wave of protests abroad

The aim of the Foreign Assemblies is to inform about the right to self-determination and to report violations of rights that Spain inflicts on political minorities such as Catalan people …

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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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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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The National

Spanish espionage affair haunts Borrell’s bid for top EU role

Spanish spying on British MPs and Catalan delegations in London, Germany and Switzerland, could backfire on Spain’s Josep Borrell’s bid to become Europe’s top diplomat.

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