Col·lectiu Emma - Explaining Catalonia

Entre Madrid et Barcelone, la drôle de guerre économique

Thursday, 10 august 2017 | LE TEMPS
Officiellement, le gouvernement espagnol ne mène pas campagne contre le référendum catalan qui «n’aura pas lieu». Faute d’espace politique, la bataille s’est déplacée sur le terrain financier

Spanien zieht alle Register gegen Katalonien

Saturday, 5 august 2017 | TELEPOLIS
Im Eilverfahren stoppt das Verfassungsgericht die Vorbereitungen für das Unabhängigkeitsreferendum und droht nun Politikern mit Haft

Spanien droht den Katalanen, anstatt sie zu umwerben

Friday, 4 august 2017 | SÜDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG
  • In Katalonien sollen die Bürger über die Unabhängigkeit von Spanien abstimmen.
  • Spaniens Zentralregierung will das unbedingt verhindern. Sie droht Politikern mit ruinösen Geldstrafen und soll Aktivisten polizeilich unter Druck setzen.
  • In Barcelona spricht man von einem "schmutzigen Krieg hinter den Kulissen".

‘Madrid can’t overcome our democracy’ Catalan Speaker says independence vote WILL go ahead

Friday, 4 august 2017 | ESPRESS
EXCLUSIVE: THE independence referendum will go ahead as planned even if Madrid enacts the nuclear option in the Spanish constitution, the Speaker of the Catalan Parliament has insisted.

The Catholic Monarchs and the myth of the oldest 'nation' in Europe

Tuesday, 1 august 2017 | EL NACIONAL
EL NACIONAL   By Marc Pons   06-05-2017.-   Read in Catalan It was the year 1469 and Ferran and Isabel, princelings to the royal houses of Catalonia-Aragon and Castile-Leon, were married privately. Neither pomp nor ceremony. While it is true that Europe was still crippled by the terrible effects of the plague, it is surprising that the two alleged crafters of Hispanic union —sacred symbols for contemporary Spanishness, known as the Catholic Monarchs— should be hurriedly married in secret. [+]

The Puigdemont factor

Saturday, 29 july 2017 | POLITICO
The Catalan president has proved he is serious about independence, but many obstacles remain in his way.

Intimidations for free

Saturday, 29 july 2017 | EL NACIONAL
EL NACIONAL EDITORIAL José Antich   28-07-2017.-   Although at this stage of the dispute between Catalonia and Spain, after first having had news of the 'Operation Catalonia' - the shameful use of officials from the State's security forces manufacturing false evidence against Catalan independentism - and later, the documentary that could be seen on TV3, Spain's Secret Cesspit, produced by Mediapro and directed by Jaume Roures, nothing, or almost nothing, could come as a shock, but for some reason or another, that's not completely true. [+]

Guardia Civil questions more officials about Catalan voters abroad

Saturday, 29 july 2017 | CATALAN NEWS AGENCY
Head of promotion and exterior communications director the latest government representatives to be interviewed by Spanish police in relation to October 1 referendum

Spanish steps: On the secession vote in Catalonia

Tuesday, 25 july 2017 | THE HINDU
Madrid pulls out all the stops ahead of the secession vote in Catalonia


Monday, 24 july 2017 | LET CATALANS VOTE
Este es el manifiesto firmado por 6 premios Nobel y otras 50 personalidades como Yoko Ono, Peter Gabriel, Hristo Stoitxkov, Éric Cantonà.
Foto: Mirta Baravalle,
activista argentina cofundadora y presidenta de Madres de Plaza de Mayo

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