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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MEPs must vote against lifting Carles Puigdemont’s immunity | View

MEPs will on Monday (March 8) vote on whether to lift the parliamentary immunity of their Spanish colleagues Carles Puigdemont, Toni Comín and Clara Ponsatí. The undersigned, former Members of …

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The National Scot

Row over immunity of three Catalan MEPs could go to Court of Justice

A LEGAL row over the withdrawal of parliamentary immunity for three MEPs took another twist yesterday when the bete noire of the Catalan independence movement said he would take the issue to …

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The Catalan National Assembly launches the international campaign #DefendCataloniaSaveEU, against the parliamentary immunity waiver of Catalan MEPs

The campaign aims at raising awareness concerning the persecution of Catalan MEPs by Spanish authorities, as it represents a new worrying case of repressive action against the rights of the …

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