Col·lectiu Emma - Explaining Catalonia

Spagna, Artur Mas condannato per il referendum di indipendenza della Catalogna

Saturday, 25 march 2017 | RAI News
L'ex presidente della Regione autonoma catalana è stato interdetto per due anni dalle cariche pubbliche 

Court condemns former Catalan chief for vote on independence

Saturday, 25 march 2017 | WASHINGTON POST
WASHINGTON POST 13.03.2017   Former Catalonia regional government chief Artur Mas is facing a two-year ban from holding public office for going ahead with a vote on the region’s independence from Spain despite a ruling against it, a court in Barcelona ruled Monday. The judge also required him to pay a fine of 36,500 euros ($38,900) and disqualified from politics for 21 and 18 months respectively two of his aides, former regional vice president Joana Ortega and education councilor Irene Rigau. [+]

Catalan ex-president Artur Mas barred from holding public office

Saturday, 25 march 2017 | THE GUARDIAN
Two-year ban comes with €36,500 fine for disobeying Spanish constitutional court over 2014 independence referendum

Raul Romeva: "Andremo al referendum, anche se Madrid non vuole"

Saturday, 25 march 2017 | REPUBBLICA
Il "ministro degli Esteri" della Catalogna: "Voto entro settembre sull'indipendenza dalla Spagna. Abbiamo il diritto di decidere il nostro futuro"

Alberts Roijo: Vēlēšanu urnas tiesas priekšā

Wednesday, 22 march 2017 | DELFI.LV
Ir grūti noticēt, ka mūsdienās vienā no Rietumeiropas valstīm tiek tiesāta demokrātija. Bet tieši tas notiek Madrides tiesā, kuras priekšā ir stājies katalāņu deputāts Spānijas parlamentā Frančesks Homs.

The ashes of the State

Sunday, 5 march 2017 | ARA
The series of anomalies related with the workings of Spanish justice shows the need for a process of regeneration in the politics and institutions of the state

Image: Lamartarile


Alternative to independence is decline, says Catalan president

Sunday, 26 february 2017 | THE IRISH TIMES
Regional leader Carles Puigdemont outlines secessionist plans to Guy Hedgecoe

La clé de bras espagnole et le judo catalan

Friday, 24 february 2017 | HUFFINGTON POST (Québec)
HUFFINGTON POST (Québec)   SOL ZANETTI 22-02-2017 Lorsque les politiciens sont incapables de régler politiquement un conflit et qu'ils hésitent à utiliser la force par crainte de passer pour des tyrans, il leur arrive d'utiliser les tribunaux pour intimider leurs opposants. En guise d'exemple, ce qui se passe en ce moment en Catalogne ressemble davantage à une prise de soumission, voire à une clé de bras, qu'à un processus judiciaire. [+]

Utopija, nevidna za Madrid

Friday, 24 february 2017 | DELO
Katalonska zgodba je eno redkih zatočišč, kjer je še mogoče slišati, da lahko različni ljudje živijo drug ob drugem

Foto: Albert Gea / Reuters


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