Vilaweb

Young Catalans arrested in protests denounce police abuse and mistreatment

Catalonia’s Observatory on the Penal System and Human Rights (OSPDH) is monitoring the status of the twenty-eight detainees, who have complained of physical abuse by Spanish and Catalan police officers

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El Nacional

European Commission reminds Spanish deputy PM of the norms after Belgium threat

The European Commission has today given a reminder that European Arrest Warrants (EAWs) are “a purely judicial procedure”. Asked about the warning given by Spain’s acting deputy PM, Carmen Calvo, to the Belgian government …

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El Nacional

Council of Europe calls for police “abuses” in Catalan protests to be punished

The Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, Dunja Mijatovic, has demanded that Spain investigate and appropriately punish all “abusive use of force” by police which may have occurred during the protests …

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Vilaweb

Catalan political prisoners call for non-violent protests

The two activists jailed for the 2017 independence push, Jordi Cuixart and Jordi Sànchez, have called on the public to “take to the streets” in the expected upcoming protests organised …

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Catalan News

Outrage in pro-referendum camp following arrest of nine activists for ‘terrorism’

The arrest of nine pro-independence activists being accused of “terrorism” has sparked outrage among the parties in favor of a self-determination referendum. The Catalan president, Quim Torra, was among the first officials …

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ElNacional.cat

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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