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22 de des. 2019

Comments by Gonzalo Boye on ECJ Junqueras Opinion (21 DEC 2019)

Comments by Gonzalo Boye on ECJ Junqueras Opinion. This is an English translation of his thread of tweets.
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Prosecutor's press communiqué after arresting 9 Catalans on 23 September 2019

This is an English translation of the National Court prosecutor's press communiqué after arresting nine Catalans on 23 September 2019. There have been widespread protests and several have since been released.
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21 de des. 2019

Comments by Alfred de Zayas on ECJ Junqueras Opinion (20 DEC 2019)

Comments by Alfred de Zayas, Former UN Independent Expert on the Promotion of a Democratic and Equitable International Order, following the December 19 2019 European Court of Justice Opinion on Oriol Junqueras MEP, requested by the Supreme Court as a pre-requisite before issuing its judgment... which it issued anyway, on October 14 2019.
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17 de des. 2019

Extracts from ECRML report on Spain (19 OCT 2019)

Here is a summary of the main Recommendations in the Fifth report of the Committee of Experts in respect of Spain, European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages, 9 October 2019.
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Catalan Parliament legal service's advice to Spain's Constitutional Court (16 DEC 2019)

Here is an English translation on the Catalan Parliament legal service's advice to Spain's Constitutional Court, which has tended to bombard it with injunctions.
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10 de des. 2019

9th Communiqué from Tsunami Democràtic (10 DEC 2019)

Here is an English translation of the latest communiqué (distributed through the social media) from Tsunami Democràtic.
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9 de des. 2019

Article by M. Strubell: "So what's the endgame now?" (20 DEC 2019)

"So what's the endgame now?" asks a friend from the US, well-versed in all things Catalan. Here's an answer (author: M. Strubell).
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At this point in time Catalonia has seven political and two social leaders in prison, having been sentenced to nine to thirteen years after being found guilty in October of various crimes, chiefly that of "sedition", by a deeply politicized Supreme Court that had chosen to ignore Jordi Cuixart's remark in his closing statement at the end of the trial, to the effect that the verdict could be part of the solution (to what is an utterly, profoundly, deeply political conflict) or - another - part of the problem...

Read the full article published in International Policy digest (20 December 2019): https://intpolicydigest.org/2019/12/20/so-what-s-the-endgame-now-in-catalonia/


See also (by M. Strubell): https://iafor.org/journal/iafor-journal-of-cultural-studies/volume-4-issue-1/article-2/

"The Whys and Wherefores of Spain’s Current Political Crisis: Catalonia… Again" (April 6, 2019)

Luigi Ferrajoli: IL PROCESSO AGLI INDIPENDENTISTI CATALANI (28 NOV 2019)

The prestigious Italian lawyer Luigi Ferrajoli made the following statements* about the conviction of twelve Catalan political and social leaders by Spain's Supreme Court in October. An English translation follows.
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