Clara Ponsati arrest cancelled as 'rambling' warrant is sent back to Spain
UK authorities have returned the European Arrest Warrant for the former Catalan minister to Spain, which Ponsati’s lawyer argues contains “glaring contradictions”
- Court date for exiled former Catalan education minister cancelled after European Arrest Warrant is returned to Spain for clarification
- The translated warrant reportedly refers to ‘Rebellion’ – a crime which Ponsati has not been charged with’ – and mentions Ponsati on only two pages out of 59
‘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.