19th November 2019

Council of Europe

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‘Without journalism, there is no democracy’ protest in Barcelona

Newsdesk / ACN
At least 65 journalists have been injured whilst covering protests against the verdict and sentence of the Catalan Trial so far, with statistics showing that roughly
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Human Rights Commissioner at CoE condemns ‘disproportionate use of force’

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The Commissioner for Human Rights at the Council of Europe has expressed concern regarding the ‘disproportionate use of force’ and ‘the inappropriate use of anti-riot weapons’ by
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Catalan referendum victims file lawsuit against police officials

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Organisations representing lawyers and victims of police violence during the Catalan independence referendum on 1 October 2017, have filed a lawsuit in Spain’s National Court alleging
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Opinion: Violations of ‘presumption of innocence’ in Catalan Trial

Joe Brew
The ‘presumption of innocence‘ is a human right, enshrined in Article 11 of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In criminal matters, everyone
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Spain’s image campaign to counteract ‘baseless attacks’

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The trial starting of 12 Catalan leaders over their role in Catalonia’s failed independence bid will be fought between Madrid and pro-independence supporters in the