Tsunami Of Dissent Floods Streets Of Catalonia

By Bue Rübner Hansen, ROAR Magazine. -

On most days, Barcelona is noisy, its air toxic. But this Friday, most of the city was quiet and breathable, traffic arteries blocked, cruise ships rerouted and flights canceled. Briefly, and [...]

Catalan Separatist Leaders Get Up To 15 Years In Jail

By Joan Faus, Reuters. -

Madrid - Spain’s Supreme Court plans to convict and sentence Catalan separatist leaders to a maximum of 15 years in prison over a 2017 bid for independence, a judicial source said on [...]

End Colonialism, Support Self-Determination, Correct Historical Wrongs

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The results of centuries of US empire, which began with Manifest Destiny that crossed the North American continent and grew into a global empire, are coming home to roost in Puerto Rico and [...]

Puerto Rico Is Not About A Chat Log But Five Centuries Of Imperialism

By Miguel A. Cruz-Diaz, Counterpunch -

Puerto Ricans have long accepted the imposed opinion, first by the Spaniards and then by the Americans, that they were a peaceful people who abhorred violent confrontation and welcomed authority. [...]

Hong Kong Protesters Say Suspension Of Extradition Bill Not Enough

By Rachel Withers, Vox. -

Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam will “indefinitely suspend” a contentious extradition bill that would allow Hong Kong citizens to be extradited to mainland China following a series [...]

Catalan Police Use Force To Separate Independence Protesters From Police Honored For Crack-Down

By ACN, Catalan News -

Thousands of pro-independence people took to the streets of Barcelona on Saturday to oppose a march by Spanish police unions that wanted to honor officers that took part in last year's referendum [...]

80 Arrested In Protests For Occupied West Papua Independence

By Free West Papua. -

West Papua - Arrests took place on September 3 as people around the country gathered to hold peaceful rallies to support the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) meeting, which is currently underway on [...]

July 4th: No Time For Celebration For Indigenous Peoples In US

By Staff, www.telesurtv.net -

By Staff of Tele Sur - The Anglo-American settlers’ violent break from Britain, from 1775 to 1783, paralleled a decade of their search and destroy annihilation of Delaware, Cherokee, Muskogee, [...]

Whither Catalonia?

By Dan La Botz, socialistproject.ca -

By Dan La Botz for The Bullet - The impact of the independence process on Spain as a whole is complex because, in the short term, the Spanish right uses it to cohere its social base and in the [...]

Catalonians Celebrate Independence Vote, Spain Dissolves Cabinet

By Staff, www.catalannews.com -

By Staff of Catalan News - Thousands of independence supporters took to the streets all across Catalonia after Parliament voted to leave Spain on Friday. As the political crisis between [...]

Protest In Streets As Spanish PM Moves To Dismiss Catalan Leaders

By Patrick Grafton-Green, www.standard.co.uk -

By Patrick Grafton-Green for Evening Standrad - Thousands of protesters flooded the streets of Barcelona as the Spanish Prime Minister moved to sack Catalan leaders following weeks of heightened [...]

Pro-Independence Grass-Root Leaders Sent To Prison On Sedition Charges

By ACN, www.catalannews.com -

By ACN for Catalan News - The leaders of two of the main pro-independence civil society organizations have been sent to prison without bail on sedition charges. A Spanish judge decided to [...]

Indonesian Government Denies Human Rights Violations In Papua

By Free West Papua Campaign, www.scoop.co.nz -

By Free West Papua Campaign USA. The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is very disappointed at the Indonesian government’s irresponsible denial of human rights violations in Papua and West [...]

Catalans Strike Over Violent Crackdown On Independence Referendum

By Staff, www.france24.com -

By Staff of News 24 - Schools and some businesses also shut in a dramatic protest bound to further ratchet up fever-pitch tensions with Spain's central government, as Madrid comes under growing [...]

Catalan Parliament To Declare Independence Following ‘Yes’ Victory

By Jordi Bedmar, www.catalannews.com -

By Jordi Bedmar for Catalan News.Catalan President Carles Puigdemont with the entire Catalan government, announced that “the right to be an independent state has been won.” He says the [...]

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