‘Political debate cannot be decided by repression’: French parliamentarians unite in support of Catalan political prisoners
Fifty-two deputies of the French National Assembly have published a public letter condemning the ongoing imprisonment of 12 pro-independence Catalan politicians
‘The repression is not stopping’: Quim Torra calls for answers after UN report advocates release of Catalan prisoners
As the trial of Catalan leaders draws to a close, the Catalan president is seeking an “urgent meeting” with Pedro Sanchez to discuss the findings of the UN working group on arbitrary detention
Analysis: European elections confirm resilience of Catalan independence
Catalan democracy has functionally outgrown Spanish law
EVEN before the full results were in, many sought to interpret this month’s European parliamentary elections as a proxy for matters beyond the vote at hand, on everything from the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn to the uncertain strength of the far right.
The Spanish election result: What you need to know in 1000 words
Your key questions on Spain’s General Election answered
THE Spanish elections on Sunday [28 April] has produced a fragmented political picture across Spain, and an uncertain situation in terms of how a coalition to govern will be formed.
CommonSpace answers some of the key questions about the result and what it means in just 1000 words.
What can we expect from Spain's 'deeply undemocratic' election?
While Spain’s political establishment tries to shut down the constitutional crises ripping the country apart, CommonSpace speaks to Basque candidate for the Spanish Congress Bel Pozueta
YESTERDAY [22 April], Spanish voters watched the first televised debate between candidates ahead of Sunday’s general election.
As Iceland becomes first state to express concern to Spain over Catalan trials, Scottish Govt reiterates call for democratic solution
As Iceland becomes the first nation-state to publicly express concern to Spain over the trial of Catalan leaders, Scottish minister reiterates support for “the people of Catalonia to determine their own future”
Jailed for demonstrating for indy: ´The Two Jordis' still awaiting trial 1 year on
Amnesty calls for “immediate release” of Catalan independence activists Jordi Cuixart and Jordi Sànchez
TODAY (16 October) marks one year since the arrest of the Catalan independence activists Jordi Sanchez and Jordi Cuixart – better known to the pro-independence grassroots as ‘the Two Jordis’ – who remain in prison and have yet to face trial.
Quim Torra appeals to world leaders to intervene to 'avert a European crisis' over Catalonia
The Catalan President has appealed for international mediation after issuing an ultimatum to the Spanish Government on a new independence referendum
CATALAN PRESIDENT Quim Torra has appealed to a diverse array of world leaders to step in and offer mediation in his government’s ongoing conflict with Madrid, after issuing an ultimatum to the Spanish Government demanding progress on a second, mutually agreed independence referendum.