Declaració oberta per la llibertat de Jordi Cuixart i Jordi Sánchez i el defensa de l’exercici dels drets fonamentals

On October 14, 2019 the Spanish Supreme Court sentenced the former presidents of the civilsociety organizations Catalan National Assembly and Òmnium Cultural, Jordi Sánchez and JordiCuixart, respectively, to nine years of imprisonment and nine years of disqualification for officefor a crime of sedition, for the “necessary contribution” of the pro‐independence organizationsthey lead to the Catalan […]

Preocupacions per la prevista fusió entre CaixaBank i Bankia

The news that two major Spanish banks, CaixaBank and Bankia, intend to merge to create ‘the biggest bank in Spain’ (1) has just appeared in the press. Both are publicly listed on the Madrid-based IBEX35. CaixaBank’s market share amounts to 15 % (2) . Bankia, bailed out at the expense of Spanish taxpayers in 2012, […]

Destitució del president català Quim Torra i Pla pel Tribunal Suprem espanyol

Ms Ursula Von der LeyenPresident of the European Commission Mr Charles MichelPresident of the European Council Mr David Maria SassoliPresident of the European Parliament Brussels, 28 September 2020 Subject: Removal of Catalan president Quim Torra i Pla by Spanish Supreme Court Dear Presidents, Today, 28th of September of 2020, the Spanish Supreme Court has ruled […]

La prohibició de les banderes LGBTI i altres banderes no oficials a les institucions públiques espanyoles

Question for written answer E-003484/2020to the CommissionRule 138 Carles Puigdemont i Casamajó (NI), Antoni Comín i Oliveres (NI), Clara Ponsatí Obiols (NI), Izaskun Bilbao Barandica (Renew), Diana Riba i Giner (Verts/ALE), Pernando Barrena Arza (GUE/NGL)Subject: The LTGBI flag and other non-official flags are banned in Spanish public institutions Parliament often participates in international campaigns such […]