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#JuicioProcés: The point of view of the Mossos, the exacerbating defence and the political rights of the accused

Originally published in Spanish: #JuicioProcés: la versión de los Mossos, la crispación de la defensa y los derechos políticos de los procesados, by Hay Derecho The eighth week of the Procés Trial was marked, in the procedural plane, by the testimony of members of the Catalan autonomous police and the continuation of the strategy of […]

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#JuicioProcés: Statements by police commanders (part II)

Originally published in Spanish: #JuicioProcés: Las declaraciones de los mandos policiales (Parte II) Hay Derecho 18. 03. 2019 This fifth week of trial has been truly intense. Castellví, the former head of information at the Mossos, was the next to declare, and he was more much nuanced than the previous Friday, suspected of being under pressures […]

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#JuicioProcés: Statements by police commanders and bench refereeing

Originally published in Spanish: #JuicioProcés: Las declaraciones de los mandos policiales y la policía de estrados . Hay Derecho 11. 03. 2019 Statements by police commanders. We can safely assert that only this fourth week since the beginning of the trial to the “procés” the actual trial has begun. We leave in the memory the statements […]

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#JuicioProcés: The jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, the strategies of the defendants and the yellow ribbons

Originally published in Spanish: #JuicioProcés: La competencia del TS, las estrategias de defensa y los lazos amarillos . Hay Derecho 18 february, 2019 On February 3 we announced our intention to tell the story of the «Trial of the Procés» (more precisely, the trial of the acts committed by some people in the aforementioned process), and […]

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Carlos Alsina interviews Joaquim Torra

Onda Cero. “Más de Uno”. February 13, 2019Full transcription. Photo by Onda Cero CARLOS ALSINA: Here with us now is Joaquim Torra, President of the Regional Government of Catalonia. Good morning, Mr Torra JOAQUIM TORRA: Good morning CA: Thanks for being here JT: Thanks to you CA: [Former President] Puigdemont’s favorite, Vicar of Puigdemont, Puigdemont’s […]

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20 Quotes from the Prosecution that Knocked Down the Defense’s “political trial” claim.

Photo by Peter Lewicki on Unsplash Originally published in Spanish: “Las 20 frases de la Fiscalía que han tumbado el ‘juicio político’ de las defensas”. Ángela Martialay y Antonio Salvador. El Independiente. 1 – “The right to decide belongs to the Spanish people as a whole”. 2 – “What belongs to all of us is not […]

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Full text of Mario Vargas Llosa’s resignation letter from PEN Club International

Photo by Joanna Kosinska on Unsplash Originally published in Spanish: “Carta íntegra de la renuncia de Mario Vargas Llosa al PEN Club Internacional”. Mario Vargas Llosa. ABC.   Madrid, January 22nd 2019. Mrs. Jennifer Clement, president of PEN International Esteemed Jennifer, I hereby surrender my irrevocable resignation from PEN International, of which I was president […]

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