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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

World academics call for Catalonia prisoners’ release

Sunday, 29 april 2018 | THE NATIONAL
A GROUP of more than 100 academics working in law, human rights, politics, sociology and history from 19 different countries around the world are calling for the immediate release of Catalonia’s political prisoners and for the EU to act to end repression “which represents an indelible and permanent stain on European democracy”.

Catalonia's crisis, Europe's wake up call | View

Sunday, 29 april 2018 | EURONEWS
EURONEWS 18-04-2018   By ALEIX SARRI CAMARGO   Nine Catalan politicians and social leaders (seven elected MEPs) are in pre-trial detention for up to six months. They have been accused of rebellion or sedition, and face between 15 and 30 years in jail. The so-called rebellion refers to the 1 October referendum, organized by Carles Puigdemont’s government, in which more than two million Catalans voted despite the violence of Spanish police that left 893 people injured and was condemned by Human Rights Watch, among others. [+]

Konspirativ und kreativ

Sunday, 29 april 2018 | Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Hat Carles Puigdemont Steuergelder in Höhe von 1,6 Millionen Euro veruntreut? So lautet der Vorwurf der spanische Justiz gegenüber dem katalanischen Separatistenführer. Doch die Rechnungen für das Referendum sind nicht so einfach zu finden.

Le point de vue des petites nations

Sunday, 29 april 2018 | LE JOURNAL DE MONTREAL
JOURNAL DE MONTREAL 16 avril 2018 Par MATHIEU BOCK-CÔTÉ Il y a un point de vue des petites nations sur le monde. Quand je pense à la Russie, je me mets dans la peau des Baltes. Et quand je pense à l'Espagne, ces temps-ci, je me mets dans la peau des Catalans. C’est-à-dire que je me mets presque spontanément dans la situation des peuples qui sont toujours obligés de justifier leur existence et dont les revendications semblent toujours abusives aux yeux des nations déjà confortablement installées dans une indépendance qu’ils n’auraient jamais l’idée de sacrifier. [+]

Freie Männer und Frauen auf freiem Grund

Friday, 27 april 2018 | ARA
Jedem einigermaßen sachkundigen Leser kommt bei Katarina Barleys Worten die Essenz von Goethes Faust in den Sinn.

SAINT GEORGE'S DAY: Freedom For Catalan political prisoners

Monday, 23 april 2018
Diada de Sant Jordi 2018: Llibertat presos polítics

Chomsky among top academics calling for immediate release of Catalan political prisoners

Monday, 23 april 2018 | VILAWEB
Scholars from over a hundred universities sign a letter against the “repression representing a permanent stain on European democracy"

Spanischer Richter Llarena wird wegen Rechtsbeugung angeklagt

Wednesday, 18 april 2018 | TELEPOLIS
Verfassungsrechtler hatten längst zur Klage geraten, doch die spanische Regierung droht nun dem katalanischen Parlament mit "Konsequenzen" wie "Veruntreuung", wenn der Richter verklagt wird

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