Assemblea denounces Catalangate at United Nations Forum on Minority Issues

Assemblea President Elisenda Paluzie took part in the United Nations Europe and Central Asia Regional Forum 2022 to denounce the latest Spanish state’s use of the Pegasus spyware against the …

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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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Vilaweb

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture warns Spain on political prisoners

The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Nils Melzer, said today that it is “problematic” if states do not follow the UN recommendations, referring directly to the fact that Spain has …

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Vilaweb

The case of the Catalan political prisoners

One year ago, the UN The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention severely condemned Spain for international human rights violation and demanded the immediate release of the jailed political leaders

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Spain continues to ignore UN rulings demanding the release of Catalonia’s political prisoners a year after its publication

The rulings were the result of an initiative by the defences of the Catalan political prisoners, led by British & French lawyers and human rights experts Ben Emmerson and Rachel …

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UN Rapporteur on minority issues gives Spain a wake-up call on human rights violations against the Catalan people

The report drafted by the Special Rapporteur of the United Nations on Minority Issues Fernand de Varennes, who visited Spain in January 2019 to assess the situation with regard to the fundamental …

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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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El Nacional

UN special rapporteur on human rights defenders criticises Spain over Catalonia

The UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Michel Forst, in his world report for the 20th anniversary of the UN declaration on human rights defenders, includes …

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