Spain: trial of Catalonian leaders imperils human rights

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Eight Spanish chief inspectors summonsed by court over police violence during Catalan referendum

Barcelona court of instruction number 7 has summonsed to testify under investigation eight chief inspectors from Spain’s National Police involved in the operation in the city against the Catalan referendum on 1st October …

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El Nacional

Fifty-two French deputies protest the situation of the Catalan political prisoners

Fifty-two deputies from the French National Assembly, representing a large part of the political spectrum, have expressed their concern about the situation of the Catalan political prisoners and the need to find a democratic solution …

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Catalan News

Catalonia 2019-2020: a new clash with Spain for independence?

Country holds its breath ahead of verdict on jailed leaders, which could lead to a rise in tensions with Madrid, snap elections and fresh attempts to extradite Puigdemont.

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Catalan News

Spain threatens to take Catalonia’s foreign action plan to court

The Spanish government has threatened to challenge Catalonia’s foreign action plan in court over alleged pro-independence bias. “The plan mentions neither Spain’s foreign affairs service, nor the need [for Catalonia] to …

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El Nacional

Sagrada Família protesters call for truth on the Barcelona terror attacks

Tourists visiting Barcelona’s Sagrada Família cathedral this Saturday morning might have wondered what was going on. In fact, that was precisely the intention, as over 200 Catalan CDR activists donned white masks featuring …

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El Nacional

Sadness falls over Barcelona’s Rambla again as city recalls victims of 2017 attack

Silence. That silence that filled the Rambla in the days following the 2017 terror attacks on Barcelona and Cambrils has this Saturday returned to the city’s pedestrian artery. Two years later, …

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Singer Joan Baez expresses support for Catalan independence movement

Legendary American singer-songwriter, Joan Baez, visited on Friday the former parliament speaker, Carme Forcadell, in the Mas d’Enric prison, and afterwards expressed her support for Catalan independence. “I give my …

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El Nacional

The Catalan case reaches the Bundestag

The case of Catalonia has reached the Bundestag. Political party Die Linke has tabled a motion in the lower house of the German parliament, asking the government of Angela Merkelto work …

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El Nacional

41 French senators call for France and the EU to intervene in the Catalan conflict

Forty-one French senators from different political groups have issued a call for the respect of fundamental rights and freedoms in Catalonia. The unprecedented text that they have written condemns the …

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El Nacional

Cuixart and Forcadell deal prosecutors a knock-out blow

The third week of the Catalan independence trial started today with the last defendants taking the stand. Jordi Cuixart dismantled the public prosecutors’ arguments; they then didn’t even bother to try to …

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