Politico

Puigdemont asks Brussels to look into Spanish judiciary’s impartiality

The Catalan separatist MEPs accuse Spain’s General Council of the Judiciary of violating ‘basic standards of the rule of law.’

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New Internationalist

Spies, damned spies

Bethany Rielly explores the chilling impact of the Spanish state’s intrusive surveillance tactics against Catalan civil society. Is there a chance of justice?

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PACE

Five member states must investigate spyware abuse, says PACE

Citing “mounting evidence” that spyware has been used for illegitimate purposes by several Council of Europe member states, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has urged five …

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The National

Scotland desperately needs its own National Assembly like Catalonia’s

IT’S six years since Catalonia held its referendum on self-determination. At the time, I, as chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Catalonia, and other parliamentary members – including Hywel Williams …

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Politico

Spanish prosecutors call for new arrest warrant for Catalan separatists

The news comes less than a month after the EU’s General Court ruled to strip the MEPs of their immunity.

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Politico

Spain’s far-right leader threatens long-term occupation of Catalonia

Far-right leader Santiago Abascal on Tuesday predicted that tensions between Spain and the dormant Catalan separatist movement would be revived and “become much worse” if his Vox party and the …

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Wired

Leaked Government Document Shows Spain Wants to Ban End-to-End Encryption

In response to an EU proposal to scan private messages for illegal material, the country’s officials said it is “imperative that we have access to the data”.

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Politico

Spain violated Catalan ex-leader’s rights, UN body rules

Carles Puigdemont hails resolution and slams Madrid.

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CIRSD

Catalan independence – article by Vicent Partal

The crisis between Spain and Catalonia is not new, as there has been a political and institutional conflict between the two nations since at least the eighteenth century. During this …

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The Guardian

‘I feel I was raped’: six women in Barcelona seek justice after relationship with ‘spy cop’

Legal challenge also takes aim at Spain’s home ministry after police officer allegedly posed as anarchist  

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