OHCHR

Spain: UN experts demand investigation into alleged spying programme targeting Catalan leaders

GENEVA (2 February 2023) – Spanish authorities must thoroughly investigate reports that Pegasus and Candiru spyware was used to target Catalan public figures and activists in Spain following the independence …

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UNPO

Catalonia : UNPO Welcomes UN Special Rapporteurs Joint Allegation Letter Sent to Spanish Government on Use of Pegasus Spyware Against Catalan Activists

The United Nations Special Rapporteurs have called to the Spanish Government to clarify and explain its actions for the deployment of Pegasus spyware against Catalan civil society actors. The Joint Allegation …

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Euronews

Catalan independence: Five years on from referendum, is there any hope for separatists?

A day marking a historical defeat may seem like an odd point to declare the resurgence of Catalonia’s independence movement. Not for activist Imma Caboti. She believes the fact people are …

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UNHRC

Spain violated former Catalan Parliament leaders’ political rights, UN Human Rights Committee finds

The UN Human Rights Committee has found that Spain violated the political rights of former Catalan Government and Parliament members by suspending them from public duties prior to a conviction following …

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ELDH

To the OIAD: Information on massive Espionage perpetrated on seven Spanish Lawyers using the Pegasus programme

The indiscriminate ‘hacking’ using the PEGASUS spy program that was carried out on pro-independence politicians, has also affected seven lawyers: Gonzalo Boye Tusset, Josep Costa, Jaume Alonso Cuevillas, Andreu Van …

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The National

Catalan and Basque independence activists light up Pyrenees in democracy demo

PRO-INDEPENDENCE activists have created an “immense line of light” crossing the European continent to demonstrate for people’s right to decide.

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The National

ANC leader: Catalonia should take note of indyref2 strategy

THE Scottish Government’s strategy for a second independence referendum should act as an example for Catalonia, according to the president of one of the country’s largest pro-independence organisations.

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Amnesty International

Melilla: Never again

The death toll continues to rise. At least 23 people died last Friday trying to reach the Spanish enclave of Melilla from Morocco. Some organisations working on the ground have …

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The Guardian

Use of Pegasus spyware on Spain’s politicians causing ‘crisis of democracy

The use of Pegasus spyware to target Catalan independence leaders and Spanish politicians – including the prime minister – has plunged Spain into a “crisis of democracy” and national security that can …

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The Guardian

Spain’s spy chief sacked after Pegasus spyware revelations

The Spanish government has reportedly sacked the country’s spy chief Paz Esteban following revelations that the intelligence service hacked the phones of leading members of the Catalan independence movement, and …

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