Hywel Williams, MP: “It is Catalonia’s right to be an independent country”

If the Catalan cause has reached the Westminster parliament, it is largely thanks to Hywel Williams. Member of the Welsh pro-independence party Plaid Cymru and a staunch supporter of minority languages, Williams (born …

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400,000 people fill the streets of Barcelona in a new massive call for independence on the Catalan National Day

Over 400,000 people participated in the Catalan National Day demonstration in Barcelona, the biggest political demonstration in Europe since the COVID19 Pandemic, to defend fundamental rights in the face 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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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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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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Representatives from the Baltic countries and Slovenia to discuss their unilateral independence processes in Catalonia

The Catalan National Assembly is organizing the “Congress of Precedent Cases of Unilateral Independence”, to put unilateral independence back on the table, and learn from the experience of states that …

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The Rift

The right of people to self determination is a cardinal principle in international law

The right to self-determination is established in Article 1 of the Charter of the United Nations, as well as at the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Article 93 …

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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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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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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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