‘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
Nicola Sturgeon seeks indyref2 before 2021, while holding out further devolution olive branch to opponents
The first minister today laid out plans to pursue primary legislation on a second independence referendum, establish a Citizen’s Assembly, and consider proposals from opposition parties for enhancing Scottish devolution
MEPs condemn ‘unequal treatment’ as European Parliament blocks Catalan conference but allows far-right Spanish event
The far-right Spanish party Vox will accuse the Catalan independence movement of a “coup d'état" at the European Parliament in March, while an event featuring Catalan President Quim Torra and former president Carles Puigdemont has been banned
As Iceland becomes first state to express concern to Spain over Catalan trials, Scottish Govt reiterates call for democratic solution
As Iceland becomes the first nation-state to publicly express concern to Spain over the trial of Catalan leaders, Scottish minister reiterates support for “the people of Catalonia to determine their own future”
Analysis: The Catalan trials are political, regardless of what the Spanish Government says
To deny the political dimension of the Spanish judiciary and its crusade against Catalonia’s political prisoners is to deny reality
EVERYTHING is political. Whether openly acknowledged or not, much of the world has gradually come to accept this argument, once the reserve of radicals and liberationists only. The personal and the philosophical, the artistic and the economic; war and peace, identity and nationhood…Law and justice.
“You will always have our support”: Catalan vice president endorses Scotland's right to second indyref
Speaking at the SNP conference after meeting with Nicola Sturgeon, Catalan vice president Pere Aragonès spoke in favour of “international solidarity” between Scotland and Catalonia
THE VICE PRESIDENT of Catalonia, Pere Aragonès, has said that Scotland “will always have our support” in calling for a second independence referendum at a time of the Scottish people’s choosing.
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.
Fury as leaked correspondence of Spanish judges refers to pro-independence Catalans as ‘rapists’ and ‘Nazis’
MEPs argue that correspondence within the Spanish judiciary violates the EU Charter of Human Rights and “undermines the principle of the Rule of Law”
LEAKED messages from the corporate email accounts of several Spanish judges which refer to members of the Catalan independence movement as "rapists, sons of bitches, vermin, germs and Nazis" have unleashed a firestorm of controversy, following their publication by two newspapers.