International celebrations of Catalonia’s National Day

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Vilaweb

What will happen in Catalonia in 2019?

Long prison sentences for political prisoners could inflame conflict with Spain again, and might force snap elections soon after local and European ones.

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El Nacional

What’s gone rotten in Spain, according to John Carlin

“There is something very rotten in the Spanish judicial system.” This is what Anglo-Spanish writer and journalist John Carlin told the programme El Suplement on public station Catalunya Ràdio this Saturday. …

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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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Vilaweb

[INTERVIEW] Carles Puigdemont: “There are at least two million Spaniards who want to stop being Spanish”

VilaWeb meets the exiled President for an in-depth interview about how he sees the future Catalan Republic

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El Nacional

Ten days of hunger strike: insomnia and weight loss of up to 7kg

The Catalan political prisoners on hunger strike are in good physical condition “in general terms”. That was the announcement this Monday by their spokesperson, Pilar Calvo, ten days after Jordi …

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Vilaweb

MEP urges Tajani to speak up following hunger strike by Catalan political prisoners

“Crimes amount to allowing people to vote to determine their own future” says Matt Carthy from Sinn Féin

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Catalan News

[VIDEO] Spain prevents us from going to European justice, say jailed leaders on hunger strike

President of doctors association warns of potential health ‘risk’ of protest from first day

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Vilaweb

How Spain uses its Constitutional Court to prevent Europe from protecting the rights of Catalonia’s political prisoners

Sànchez and Turull’s hunger strike aims to expose the hurdles laid on their path to the European Court of Human Rights

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El Nacional

[INTERVIEW] Harrington: “Civil disobedience might be resisting the prisoners’ transfer to Madrid”

He speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese and, also, Catalan. In fact, Catalan is the language in which his new book has appeared first. Thomas Harrington, professor of Hispanic Studies at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, has just published Una democràcia …

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Vilaweb

Amnesty International will monitor the trial against Catalan pro-independence leaders

In a letter sent to them in prison, Amnesty asks once again for their immediate release and the withdrawal of charges

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