International celebrations of Catalonia’s National Day

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The National

Lawyers rubbish legal grounds for Catalan indy trials

The trial of Catalan pro-independence leaders has no legal basis, according to a legal group that has been investigating Spain’s judicial leadership and “corrupt practices” which it alleged have gone …

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Euractiv

Catalan republicanism and European federalism, by Oriol Junqueras

Republicanism in Catalonia is inseparable from both Catalanism and European federalism, writes Oriol Junqueras, who argues that Europe faces a crucial crossroads: on the one hand, an increasingly extreme right, …

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PEN America

A troubling trend: Free expression under fire in Catalonia

After more than 14 months in pre-trial detention, Oriol Junqueras, the former vice president of the Catalan regional government, is set to go on trial January 22, 2019, in Madrid …

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The Nation

Spain’s Radical Right Is Here to Stay—but Did It Ever Leave?

The truth is, Spain was never really an outlier in Europe, its radical right is not really new, and its situation is hard to compare to right-wing populism in other …

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Pressenza

Persecuted as a terrorist in Spain

Tamara Carrasco campaigns for an independent Catalonia. She was arrested and has been in house arrest for months.

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Euronews

The trial of Catalan referendum leaders casts a long shadow over the EU’s credibility

The trial against the Catalan referendum will have wide consequences for the EU and any condemnatory prison sentences will be a huge blow for the democratic credibility of the European …

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POLITICO

Catalan leader’s battle from behind bars

Oriol Junqueras is the main figure in what could be the most important criminal case ever brought before a Spanish court.

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POLITICO

POLITICO’s EU Confidential: Carles Puigdemont — Ai Weiwei — Tajani awards

Ai Weiwei and Carles Puigdemont on what it means and how it feels to be a political dissident in 2018 in this week’s EU Confidential.

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The Irish Times

‘I’m in jail for fulfilling the mandate expressed by Catalan society’

Interview: Imprisoned politician Josep Rull awaits trial for rebellion

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The National

Catalan political crisis ‘should speak to all democrats’

Joquim Forn was Catalonia’s interior minister until he was arrested for his role in the October 2017 independence referendum. He has been in jail since.

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