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A Matter of Time

Tuesday, 22 may 2018
By FERRAN REQUEJO 20th April 2018 When judges meddle in politics, they distort semantics, forget “the spirit of the laws” and display their ignorance. When judges meddle in politics they become bad judges and even worse politicians. It is said that there is “a lack of politics” in Spain, but there is also an excess of judges practising it. While the Llarena affair is by no means unique, it does exemplify the myriad structural problems that characterize the Spanish political system. [+]

Tiempo al tiempo

Tuesday, 22 may 2018 | LA VANGUARDIA
LA VANGUARDIA 20-04-2018.-   Por FERRAN REQUEJO   Cuando los jueces hacen política, estrujan la semántica, olvidan “el espíritu de las leyes” y muestran sus ignorancias. Cuando los jueces hacen política, se convierten en malos jueces y pésimos políticos. “Falta política”, se dice, pero también sobran jueces haciéndola. El caso Llarena no supone una seta aislada. Más bien ejemplariza el bosque de problemas estructurales del sistema político español. [+]

Violences lors du référendum en Catalogne: l'ONG Amnesty International accuse le parquet d'entraver les enquêtes

Saturday, 19 may 2018 | LINDÉPENDANT
Amnesty International a accusé jeudi le parquet espagnol d'entraver les enquêtes sur les violences policières présumées lors du référendum d'autodétermination interdit du 1er octobre en Catalogne.

Why Are So Many Democracies Breaking Down?

Monday, 14 may 2018 | NEW YORK TIMES
NEW YORK TIMES May 8, 2018   By Michael Albertus and Victor Menaldo   Italy, Poland, Hungary and even Spain: European democracy is in shambles. Critical threats to democracy have also surfaced in countries like Turkey, Brazil and the Philippines. Under President Trump’s “America First” orientation, leaders with authoritarian tendencies in places as disparate as Egypt, Honduras, Russia and Venezuela have trampled their political opponents without concern for anything more harmful than a tongue lashing from the United States. [+]

INDIPENDENTISMO E LIBERTÀ D’ESPRESSIONE. Spagna: una questione di giustizia irrisolta e multiforme

Sunday, 13 may 2018 | AFFARI INTERNAZIONALI
AFFARI INTERNAZIONALI 3 Maggio 2018   ELENA MARISOL BRANDOLINI   Da alcuni mesi, in Spagna la giustizia occupa la scena mediatica. È successo con la vicenda catalana, in cui il ricorso ai tribunali e alla legalità ha sostituito la politica fin dal principio. Poi si è compreso che si trattava solo della punta dell’iceberg e quello che c’era sotto è venuto a galla un po’ alla volta. Si è visto allora che la giustizia spagnola presenta vari problemi. [+]

Anna Gabriel, retirada

Sunday, 13 may 2018 | LIBÉRATION
Féministe et anticapitaliste, la militante catalane indépendantiste a dû s’exiler en Suisse pour continuer la lutte.

«Les détenus catalans en préventive sont traités comme des terroristes»

Sunday, 13 may 2018 | LE SOIR
La nouvelle présidente de l’association indépendantiste monte au créneau.
Elle explique comment la justice espagnole traite les responsables politiques qui ont déclaré l’éphémère indépendance de la Catalogne en octobre.

Junts per Catalunya aprova investir Puigdemont por videoconferência até dia 14

Sunday, 13 may 2018 | DIARIO DO NOTICIAS
Independentistas reunidos em Berlim propõem investidura por videoconferência numa luta contra o prazo de dia 22

Catalonia: Familiefedre i fengsel – tror de kan bli sittende lenge

Saturday, 5 may 2018 | SV
BARCELONA (VG) 16 katalanske toppolitikere er i eksil eller i fengsel. Hjemme forbereder deres barn og ektefeller seg på å vente mange år før de kommer 

FENGSLET: Tidligere utenriksminister i Catalonia, Raül Romeva, drev kampanje da VG traff han like før han ble fengslet første gang. Nå er han anklaget blant annet for opprør mot den spanske stat. react-text: 294 /react-text FOTO: Harald Henden

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Sunday, 17.9.2017 20:15

One last chance for Spain in Catalonia

Any doubts about the Catalans´continued resolve to have a say in their collective future should have been dispelled by the September 11 demonstration in Barcelona. Year after year hundreds ... [+]

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