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Poland’s defence in its legal challenge to the EU: “Spain did the same” “

“Spain did the same, and that was accepted. So why punish us?” That is the argument which the Polish government is now making in its head-on clash with the European Union. Last Thursday, …

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Gonzalo Boye: “The EU will have to call for sanctions against Spain”

Pablo Llarena is the Spanish judge who has been pursuing the politicians in exile for four years. Since the end of October 2017, lawyer Gonzalo Boye has been engaged in …

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Catalan News

Italian judge suspends Puigdemont’s extradition process pending EU court decisions

The court in Sassari, Sardinia, has suspended Carles Puigdemont’s extradition procedure pending EU court decisions on his immunity and on the Luxembourg court’s response to the questions raised by Spain’s …

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Thousands march in Catalonia in remembrance of the 2017 independence referendum

Thousands are marching in Catalonia on Saturday to commemorate the referendum of 1 october 2017 and to call for independence. One of them has begun in Sant Julià de Ramis …

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Paluzie calls on independence movement to send a strong message from the street

This year’s Diada – the Catalan National Day, on September 11th – has its own unique context: it will be the scene-setter for a week in which the Catalonia-Spain dialogue table on the political conflict …

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Catalan News

Scottish court closes extradition case of exiled Catalan leader

A Scottish court has closed the extradition case of Clara Ponsatí, an exiled Catalan politician wanted in Spain for her role in the failed independence push, arguing that it no longer …

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Catalan News

Public prosecutor seeks terrorism charges for CDR pro-independence activists

The public prosecutor of Spain’s National Court has proposed charging the Catalan CDR pro-independence activists who were arrested on September 23, 2019 with belonging to a terrorist organization, as reported by online outlet …

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Microsoft says that Catalans are among victims of government espionage

A number of Catalans have been victims of espionage carried out by “government agencies” tech company Microsoft has revealed. In a post in one of its blogs on Thursday, the firm said …

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Amnesty International warns: Catalan pardons won’t end the rights violations

Amnesty International has warned in a very forceful statement aimed at Spain that even if the Spanish government grants pardons to the Catalan political prisoners, “the human rights violations persist”. However, the coordinator of …

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Catalan News

Ex-UN body chair hopes Human Rights court will rule against Spain in Catalan leaders’ case

The former head of a United Nations body expects the European Court of Human Rights to rule against Spain in a string of legal appeals presented by Catalonia’s jailed pro-independence …

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