‘The repression is not stopping’: Quim Torra calls for answers after UN report advocates release of Catalan prisoners
As the trial of Catalan leaders draws to a close, the Catalan president is seeking an “urgent meeting” with Pedro Sanchez to discuss the findings of the UN working group on arbitrary detention
Analysis: European elections confirm resilience of Catalan independence
Catalan democracy has functionally outgrown Spanish law
EVEN before the full results were in, many sought to interpret this month’s European parliamentary elections as a proxy for matters beyond the vote at hand, on everything from the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn to the uncertain strength of the far right.
SNP MP calls for hunger-striking Catalan political prisoners to be freed after meeting Puigdemont
Ronnie Cowan presented the former Catalan President with a recently published Scottish Atlas of Opportunity
SNP MP Ronnie Cowan has called on Catalan political prisoners to be released from jail after meeting exiled former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont, and presenting him with a Scottish Atlas.
The MP, who is vice-chair of the all-party parliamentary group on Catalonia, met Puigdemont in London as four of the nine Catalan political prisoners remained on hunger strike, which was announced on 1 December.
Quim Torra appeals to world leaders to intervene to 'avert a European crisis' over Catalonia
The Catalan President has appealed for international mediation after issuing an ultimatum to the Spanish Government on a new independence referendum
CATALAN PRESIDENT Quim Torra has appealed to a diverse array of world leaders to step in and offer mediation in his government’s ongoing conflict with Madrid, after issuing an ultimatum to the Spanish Government demanding progress on a second, mutually agreed independence referendum.
Analysis: Why exhuming Franco's remains is not the 'final stages' of Spain's journey from fascism
During his recent visit to Scotland, exiled former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont told CommonSpace he advocated a program of ‘de-Francoisation’ to rid Spain of those aspects of its fascist past which he argues still persist. What would such a process look like?
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Exclusive: Exiled former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont tells CommonSpace the Spanish state must undergo 'de-Francoisation’
Speaking at the Beyond Borders festival during a surprise visit to Scotland, Puigdemont emphasised that a Francoist culture persists in the Spanish “deep state”
FORMER CATALAN PRESIDENT Carles Puigdemont spoke to CommonSpace about his ideas for a radical transformation of the Spanish authorities and system of government in order to rid them of the “shadow of Francoism”.
‘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.