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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Over forty organisations, among them Assemblea, denounce Human Rights violations in Spain before the UN

Most of the complaints presented in Geneva relate to protest, freedom of expression, political participation, self-determination and minority language rights in Catalonia Coinciding with International Human Rights Day and the …

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Vilaweb

Young Catalans arrested in protests denounce police abuse and mistreatment

Catalonia’s Observatory on the Penal System and Human Rights (OSPDH) is monitoring the status of the twenty-eight detainees, who have complained of physical abuse by Spanish and Catalan police officers

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Amnesty International

Spain: authorities ‘must reduce tensions’ in Catalonia protests

In response to the demonstrations in Barcelona and the rest of Catalonia after the Spanish Supreme Court sentenced 12 Catalan political leaders and activists, Amnesty International has called on the …

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Wired

Catalonia has created a new kind of online activism. Everyone should pay attention

A pro-independence group is leveraging social media and peer-to-peer technology to orchestrate massive protests. The catch? No one knows who runs it

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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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Counterfire

Flawed Transition: why the Spanish state is repressing the Catalan independence movement

Catalonia awaits the verdict in the trial at the Spanish Supreme Court of 12 political and civic leaders charged with ‘rebellion’ and ‘sedition’ for their part in the 1 October …

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Indian Express

How Gandhian idea of non-violence is shaping political struggle in Spain

As the Gandhian moment of Catalonia is showing the world, democracy is not only about institutions, law-making and carrying on governmental administration by means of popular suffrage and elected officers.

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The National

EU’s ‘own Trump’ Josep Borrell avoids discussing Catalonia

He has insulted the US and Russia, been fined for insider trading and been described as the EU’s “own Donald Trump”, all of which has been ignored as he bids …

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