‘Let’s fill Edinburgh’: ANC Scotland prepares for weekend of action in solidarity with Catalan prisoners and exiles
Campaign launched for Scottish citizens to offer free accommodation to visiting Catalans
FOLLOWING the withdrawal of the European Arrest Warrants for Clara Ponsati and all other Catalan politicians sought by the Spanish authorities, the grassroots solidarity organisation Catalan National Assembly (ANC) Scotland has announced a series of actions across Edinburgh this weekend to show support for Catalan political prisoners and exiles.
‘A great achievement’: Campaigners welcome defence of the right to self-determination from Sturgeon & Catalan President Quim Torra
Following their meeting at Bute House, both leaders agreed that in “21st century Europe issues of self-determination must ultimately be addressed through democratic referendums”
CATALAN ACTIVISTS have welcomed the outcome of the historic meeting between First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Catalan President Quim Torra yesterday [11 June], characterising the symbolic strengthening of ties between the two nations as “a great achievement.”
Day of Roses celebration planned in Glasgow to honour Catalan political prisoners
ANC Scotland event to be held at Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow, 3pm on Saturday 28 April
THE CATALAN NATIONAL ASSEMBLY (ANC) OF SCOTLAND will reflect the politicised nature of the most recent La Diada de Santi Jordi, the celebration of Saint George observed throughout Catalonia, by honouring those “being held in prison for their political ideas”.
At a special event held at Glasgow University’s Queen Margaret Union on Saturday, 28 April, ANC Scotland will host an evening of discussion and music themed around Catalonia’s present struggle.
'A long road ahead': Clara Ponsati released on bail
Embattled former Catalan minister released ahead of April hearing as hundreds of activists rally in support
FORMER CATALAN MINISTER Clara Ponsati has been released on bail, following her appearance at the Edinburgh Sheriff Court in response to a warrant from the Spanish Government, seeking her extradition on charges of rebellion and misappropriation of public funds.
"The road to freedom": 45,000 pro-Catalan protestors march on Brussels
Expressions of solidarity sent from Scotland to mass demonstration in favour of Catalonia’s independence
AN ESTIMATED 45,000 pro-Catalan protestors have taken part in a mass demonstration in Brussels in support of the embattled nation’s independence, following the declaration of a Catalan Republic and ahead of 21 December’s controversial election.