5th October 2022

Catalan Independence

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Amid political in-fighting, Catalan independence takes to the streets again for ‘La Diada’

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While the local police in Barcelona calculated that 150,000 people attended a mass pro-independence rally in the city on Sunday, coinciding with ‘La Diada’ (the
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UN human rights committee says Spain at fault for suspension of Catalan MPs

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Independent human rights experts working with the United Nations have said that Spain violated the political rights of members of the Catalan government and parliament by
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EU court restores immunity for Puigdemont, Ponsatí & Comín

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The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has decided to provisionally restore the parliamentary immunity of three Catalan pro-independence MEPs who fled Spain fearing arrest over
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Spain’s spy chief sacked, following phone hacking scandal

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The Spanish government sacked Paz Esteban, the director of its intelligence agency (CNI), on Tuesday, following the hacking of politicians’ mobile phones, including the devices of
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Head of Spain’s intelligence agency under spotlight over phone hacking scandal

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Paz Esteban, the head of Spain’s Intelligence Service (CNI), has appeared before a parliamentary committee for questioning over phone hacking revelations, first referred to as ‘CatalanGate’.
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Catalan government rejects spying investigation, demands resignations

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The Spanish government has promised full transparency by opening an ‘internal investigation’ into allegations that 65 pro-independence Catalan politicians and activists have been the target of