‘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.
What can we expect from Spain's 'deeply undemocratic' election?
While Spain’s political establishment tries to shut down the constitutional crises ripping the country apart, CommonSpace speaks to Basque candidate for the Spanish Congress Bel Pozueta
YESTERDAY [22 April], Spanish voters watched the first televised debate between candidates ahead of Sunday’s general election.
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.