Spain violated Catalan ex-leader’s rights, UN body rules

Carles Puigdemont hails resolution and slams Madrid.

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The UN rules against Spain for violating the political rights of Carles Puigdemont

The Committee on Human Rights condemns the suspension of Carles Puigdemont as MP and argues it contravenes “the essence of democratic goverance”

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Spain fails to comply with UN resolution on rights of Catalan political prisoners

Asked by the UN to take measures to avoid repeat violations of rights, the Spanish government said that no action was needed

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Spain: UN experts demand investigation into alleged spying programme targeting Catalan leaders

GENEVA (2 February 2023) – Spanish authorities must thoroughly investigate reports that Pegasus and Candiru spyware was used to target Catalan public figures and activists in Spain following the independence …

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Catalonia : UNPO Welcomes UN Special Rapporteurs Joint Allegation Letter Sent to Spanish Government on Use of Pegasus Spyware Against Catalan Activists

The United Nations Special Rapporteurs have called to the Spanish Government to clarify and explain its actions for the deployment of Pegasus spyware against Catalan civil society actors. The Joint Allegation …

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The Catalan National Assembly denounces the Spanish authorities’ repression of Catalans and the double standards in the EU

The Catalan National Assembly has taken part in the 15th session of the United Nation’s Forum on Minority Issues to denounce the repression of Catalans by the Spanish authorities and …

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A delegation of the Catalan National Assembly visits the Unites States to internationalize Catalonia’s struggle for independence

Representatives of the Catalan National Assembly will be this week in New York and Washington DC to take part in the release of a new report on Spain’s tools of …

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Spain violated former Catalan Parliament leaders’ political rights, UN Human Rights Committee finds

The UN Human Rights Committee has found that Spain violated the political rights of former Catalan Government and Parliament members by suspending them from public duties prior to a conviction following …

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Assemblea denounces human rights abuses against the Catalan people at the United Nations’ most important meeting on minority issues

The Catalan National Assembly (Assemblea) took part on the 2nd and 3rd of December in the 14th session of the United Nations Forum on Minority Issues, the institution’s most important …

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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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