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The Catalan process in Mauthausen or the Republic of Enric Marco

Originally published in Spanish: “El procés en Mauthausen o la república de Enric Marco”. Daniel Gascón. Letras Libres. May 6th 2019 Enric Marco is a scale model of secessionism: someone who used to present himself as a victim no matter he wasn’t one, and that appropriates the experience of the true victims. The procés* has used […]

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#JuicioProcés: decisions regarding pre-trial detention and the political rights of the defendants

Originally published in Spanish: #JuicioProcés: las resoluciones sobre la prisión provisional y derechos políticos de los acusados, by Hay Derecho April 22, 2019 After a short court holiday break, we resume the follow-up to the Trial of Procés, which has now reached its thirty-second day. In these last sessions, the testimonies of the members of the Civil […]

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Name the sin, but also the sinner

Originally published in Spanish: “Hay que decir el pecado y el pecador”. Tsevan Rabtan. El Mundo. April 21, 2019 In The Trouble with Harry, Hitchcock’s peculiar film, all the characters believe they have killed a neighbor and are dedicated to bury and unearth their corpse repeatedly to prevent being discovered, while it turns out that the […]

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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: The differences between the strategies of the defenses, the level of the international observers and charges pressed against Puigdemont in the Court of Accounts.

Originally published in Spanish: #JuicioProcés: las diferencias entre las estrategias de la defensa, el nivel de los observadores internacionales y la petición de apertura de causa contra Puigdemont en el Tribunal de Cuentas Hay Derecho 01. 04. 2019 After the testimonies of the Civil Guard, it was time in this seventh week of the trial for […]

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#JuicioProcés: testimonies of violence and the value of live streaming

Originally published in Spanish: #JuicioProcés: los testimonios de violencia y el valor de la retransmisión en directo Hay Derecho 25. 03. 2019 In the three sessions that made up the sixth week of the trial, we heard the witness statements of 24 agents of the Guardia Civil who made entries and searches in various locations and […]

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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: statements by defendants, witnesses and the inviolability strategy

Originally published in Spanish: #JuicioProcés: las declaraciones de acusados, testigos, y la estrategia de la inviolabilidad . Hay Derecho 25 Feb 2019 Last Monday we launched the series of pieces on the trial to the Catalan “procés” to clarify why the Supreme Court is the competent authority to know about the case, by examining the defense […]

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