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George Kerevan lodges motion against trial of Speaker of the Catalan Parliament Carme Forcadell

Friday, 9 december 2016 | THE NATIONAL
THE NATIONAL   09-12-2016   Greg Russell   A SCOTTISH MP has said the prosecution of Carme Forcadell, the Speaker of the Catalan Parliament, for allowing a parliamentary debate on independence sets a “dangerous precedent” that could undermine public support for the democratic process.   George Kerevan, the SNP member for East Lothian, and 14 other MPs have signed an Early Day Motion (EDM) at Westminster, urging the Spanish government to reconsider the trial. [+]

Independence becomes a natural goal in the Catalan heartland

Friday, 9 december 2016 | THE IRISH TIMES
Pro-indepedence graffiti in Avià, which quotes the separatist Lluís Maria Xirinacs: “Fight against the strong when we are weak and against ourselves when we are strong.” Photograph: Guy Hedgecoe
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Is Catalonia the mirror image of Brexit Britain?

Sunday, 20 november 2016 | THE NEW EUROPEAN
Britain is not the only country rife with division amid referendums and bitter arguements over nationalism. Hispanophile Tim Parfitt examines another turbulant period in Spanish/Catalan relationsBritain is not the only country rife with division amid referendums and bitter arguements over nationalism. Hispanophile Tim Parfitt examines another turbulant period in Spanish/Catalan relations

(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
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Crowds rally against legal action on Catalan independence leaders: “We won’t allow attacks on our representatives”

Tuesday, 15 november 2016 | ARA
Catalonia’s grassroots pro-independence groups bring together about 80,000 people (according to local police), warn “the time has come to rally permanently”

Image: Crowds rally against legal action on Catalan independence leaders / MANOLO GARCÍA

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Thousands of Catalan separatists protest against government's legal challenges

Tuesday, 15 november 2016 | THE GUARDIAN
Demonstration in Barcelona aimed at Spain’s leaders who want to take Catalan politicians to court for holding unofficial referendum on independence
 

Photograph: Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty Images
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Let's support our democratic institutions

Sunday, 13 november 2016
13th November 12p. at Fonts de Monjuïc in Barcelona [+]

"Sensitivity towards Catalonia"

Thursday, 10 november 2016 | ARA
Catalonia is not a special-needs student. It is the most European nation within Spain, and represents 25% of its exports

(By Antoni Bassas)
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Catalan mayor arrested over flying of independence flag

Saturday, 5 november 2016 | THE IRISH TIMES
Mayor of Berga Montse Venturós (right) leaves the courthouse in Berga after her arrest. Photograph: Pau Barrena/AFP/Getty Images
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Spain’s constitutional court backs crackdown on Catalan officials

Saturday, 5 november 2016 | FINANCIAL TIMES
Ruling confirms law allowing suspension of pro-independence politicians
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Col·lectiu Emma - Explaining Catalonia

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