Who is breaking up Spain?

Catalonia is being accused of embarking in a feverish nationalist adventure to break up with Spain. Is this true? If so, who is the nationalist? And is it a temporal fever? The history of Catalonia’s institutions dates back to the middle ages. The original set of Catalan institutions, however, was brought down after the War [...]

April 20th, 2017|English|

Catalan civic organizations demand right to wave Catalan independence flags at King’s Cup final

                                 They will ask for an injunction on the Government Delegate's order to confiscate flags from fans The Catalan National Assembly, Òmnium Cultural, DRETS (Legal group), and the Platform for National Catalan Sports Teams roundly reject the decision from Concepción Dancausa, [...]

May 19th, 2016|English, General|

Might does not make right – Catalan laws suspended by Spain Constitutional Court [2012-16]

For several years now the Spanish government has been challenging Acts and even Resolutions of the Catalan Parliament before the Spanish Constitutional Court. These Acts fall within the powers of Catalonia according to the Catalan Statute of Autonomy as restrictively interpreted by the 2010 Constitutional Court ruling.  As many will remember, this Court had been required in 2006, [...]

April 29th, 2016|English, General|

The Catalan National Assembly stands with the City Councils which are being investigated on charges of rebellion and sedition

The City Councils of Celrà and La Seu d'Urgell are being investigated for having supported the resolution on the beginning of separation passed by the Catalan Parliament The ANC also offers support and solidarity to any other organization who may be investigated from now on for the same reasons The Catalan National Assembly hereby expresses [...]

December 3rd, 2015|English|

Thousands of people renew their support of democracy and Catalonia’s institutions before the High Court

Jordi Sànchez (Assemblea): «Spain's democracy has a problem». Quim Torra (Òmnium): «solidarity with people sued for doing what we asked them to do"» The demonstration, called by the Catalan National Assembly (ANC), Òmnium Cultural, the Catalan Association of Local Authorities (ACM) and the Association of Local Authorities for Independence (AMI), brought together thousands of people [...]

October 16th, 2015|English, General|

Hundreds gather in support of ministers, to protest Spanish charges against informal Catalan independence referendum

Hundreds of people gathered in front of the TSJC court to support the Catalan Minister of Education, Irene Rigau, and Former Vice President, Joana Ortega A decentralized demonstration organized in Barcelona to support democracy and defend the Catalan institutions fills the Plaça Sant Jaume A manifest by the National Platform for the Right to Decide has [...]

October 14th, 2015|English, General|

Hundreds of people gathered in front of the TSJC court to support the Catalan Minister of Education, Irene Rigau, and Former Vice President, Joana Ortega

  . A decentralized demonstration organized in Barcelona to support democracy and defend the Catalan institutions overflows St. Jaume Square  . A manifest by the National Platform for the Right to Decide has been read in front of hundreds of city halls throughout Catalonia Hundreds of citizens have followed the call of the ANC, Òmnium, [...]

October 13th, 2015|English, General|