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Catalan police in Europol: hot debate lands in Brussels

Catalan police in Europol: hot debate lands in Brussels

Date: 05.09.2017 Source: Catalan News “A more timely and effective sharing of the information could have saved lives,” EU Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said Terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils have reignited the long-running debate over whether the Catalan police, the Mossos d’Esquadra, should be granted direct access to the European Union’s Agency for Law Enforcement […]

Assange calls for ‘El Periódico’ editor to resign

Assange calls for ‘El Periódico’ editor to resign

Date: 31.08.2017 Source: El Nacional English “The editor of El Periódico, Enric Hernàndez, should resign. He has engaged in a clear attempt to mislead the public”. With these words, the founder of Wikileaks,Julian Assange, clearly called on the director of the Spanish newspaper to step aside. It follows El Periódico’s publication of a note, supposedly from the CIA, which says that the […]

Catalan president sees an army as “absolutely essential” for an independent Catalonia

Catalan president sees an army as “absolutely essential” for an independent Catalonia

Data; 29.08.2017 Source: El Nacional English Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has said this Tuesday that having an army is “absolutely indispensable” for an independent Catalonia. In a chat with members of the public via Facebook Live, he highlighted that “armies, defence policies, are absolutely indispensable for global combat” as seen with the attacks in Barcelona and […]

International police information ‘does not flow’ from Spain to Catalonia

International police information ‘does not flow’ from Spain to Catalonia

Data: 28.08.2017 Source: Catalan News Catalan police chief complains that all data enters through ‘a little window controlled by the Spanish police’ It’s been 11 days since the terror attacks that hit Barcelona and Cambrils, with the death toll rising to 16 after a German woman who had been critically injured died in the hospital […]

King Felipe VI’s presence in Barcelona antiterrorist march causes discomfort

King Felipe VI’s presence in Barcelona antiterrorist march causes discomfort

Date: 25.08.2017 Source: CNA The king of Spain, Felipe VI, has finally decided to attend the demonstration to be held on Saturday in Barcelona. The possible presence of the monarch at the antiterrorism march has generated controversy during the past few days. Some far-left Catalan parties such as the CUP criticized him for being “indirectly responsible” […]

Q&A on the Catalan transitional law

Q&A on the Catalan transitional law

Data: 28.08.2017 Author: Guifré Jordan Source: Catalan News The legal text gives shape to the first steps of an eventual Catalan state The plan for D-Day+1 in Catalonia is now public. The government is determined to hold a referendum on October 1, and pro-independence lawmakers announced on Monday what will happen the day after should […]

Thank you, Officers!

Thank you, Officers!

Date: 19.08.2017 Source: Reagrupament Independentista   Our recognition and support to the Catalan Police, Mossos d’Esquadra, for serving and protecting our Freedoms and Lifes. Also to Guàrdia Urbana (Barcelona Local Police), Emergency, Firemen and Medical First Response Units.

Official Statement on the Catalan Referendum

Official Statement on the Catalan Referendum

Published on Jun 16, 2017 Full speech by President Puigdemont announcing the date and question of the Catalan independence referendum. On October 1, 2017, the Catalan people will be asked the Yes/No question, “Do you want Catalonia to become an independent state in the form of a Republic?”

‘Democracy will overthrow terrorism and brutality,’ says Catalan President

‘Democracy will overthrow terrorism and brutality,’ says Catalan President

Date: 17.08.2017 Source: CNA (with updates) The Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont, said that “democracy will overthrow terrorism and brutality” after a terrorist attack hit Barcelona on Thursday. In an institutional message at the Catalan government’s headquarters after heading an emergency cabinet meeting, Puigdemont confirmed that at least 14 people are dead and around 80 are injured. […]

Barcelona airport strike: queues are back despite police presence

Barcelona airport strike: queues are back despite police presence

Date: 15.08.2017 Author: Alba Solé Source: El Nacional English The second day of the indefinite strike at Barcelona-El Prat airport and in Terminal 1 the long queues to get through security are back. After a few days of calm with the arrival of Civil Guard agents to support the security checks, this Tuesday afternoon the crowds have grown […]

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