Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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Week 5 – 11 November

Monday 5 November: Nine MEPs will request to be observers of the Spanish trial of Catalan politicians for their involvement in the 1st October 2017 referendum. Tuesday...

Week 25 -31 December

26 December. A platform called "Barcelona is not Catalonia" puts forward the idea of Tabarnia (from Tarragona + Barcelona). The idea is that in...

The Outlawing of the Catalan Independence Movement: Rebellion, Sedition and Political Hostages.

Throughout the ongoing struggle between Spain and Catalonia secessionists have systematically stated their case in terms of democratic legitimacy, as opposed to the language...

Sociedad Civil Catalana

This is an anti-independence organisation that claims in its name to be "Catalan Civil Society". It was created in 2014 and its leadership is...

Òmnium Cultural

Òmnium was created in 1961 to defend and promote Catalan culture and language at a time when its institutional use was prohibited. Today it...

Catalan National Assembly (ANC)

The ANC is a civil society organisation whose main goal is to promote the independence of Catalonia. It was created in 2011, and has...

Partido Popular (in Catalonia)

The Popular Party is the largest political party in Spain. Outside of the Basque country, Catalonia and Andalucia it is consistently the most voted...

Ciutadans

Ciutadans is the Catalan branch of Ciudadanos. This is a party which was first launched in Catalonia in 2006 and only later spread to...

CUP

Candidatures d'Unitat Popular. This is a staunchly pro-independence, anti-capitalist, assembly-based formation. La CUP is a grassroots party which entered the Catalan Parliament for the...