‘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.
Jailed Catalan vice-president is Puigdemont's 'legitimate' successor, supporters say
Carles Puigdemont has “provisionally” stepped aside as Catalan president in favour of imprisoned grassroots leader Jordi Sànchez
ORIOL JUNQUERAS, the imprisoned vice-president of Catalonia, should be regarded as the legitimate successor to Carles Puigdemont, the major pro-independence Catalan party Esquerra Republicana (ERC) has argued.
Imprisoned Catalan leaders appeal to United Nations panel
Three of those jailed for their role in the Catalan independence struggle will take their case to UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention
THREE IMPRISONED CATALAN LEADERS, including Catalan vice-president Oriol Junqueras, will take their case to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, their lawyers announced on Thursday (1 February).
Tensions high as Catalan parliament prepares for new term
The new term of Catalonia’s parliament is set to begin, with the pro-independence majority threatened by the imprisonment and exile of several MPs
THE PARLIAMENT OF CATALONIA will return to business with the opening of a new term on 17 January, with its first session expected to appoint a new president and bureau.
However, uncertainty hangs over the proceedings, as the pro-independence parliamentary majority is threatened by the ongoing imprisonment and exile of several parliamentarians.