A controversial independence referendum in Catalonia has thrown the country into chaos. October 2, 2017 Why part of Spain is trying to secede — and why the Spanish government cracked down on it

Pro-independence supporters protested in the street. In his New Year’s televised speech on the 31 December 2016 Catalan President Carles Puigdemont promised a 『legal and binding』 vote in 2017 on independence to the Catalan electorate.

The 2017 Catalan independence referendum is a independence referendum that occurred in Catalonia on 1 October 2017. Political parties that do not want independence will boycott the referendum. The referendum is illegal according to the Spanish constitution. The Constitutional Court of Spain suspended the referendum on 7 September 2017.

On Sunday, Catalonia will try to stage an illegal referendum on independence from Spain. Catalan President Carles Puigdemont has insisted that regional officials will do their best

This article summarises contributions to an ASEN-Edinburgh (Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism, Edinburgh Branch) symposium held the day after the 2017 Catalan referendum on independence. Daniel Cetrà describes a referendum disputed

Reactions to the 2017 Catalan independence referendum explained As a result of the advisory 2017 Catalan independence referendum, reactions came from a multitude of avenues, including the domestic central state and other official bodies, as well as international commentary.

A Catalan separatist flag seen during the National Day march in Hong Kong. Photo: In-Media. The parallels to events in Hong Kong three years ago were not lost on many here. The Catalan referendum

1/10/2017 · Catalan leaders insist that voting will go ahead in the coming hours for an independence referendum banned by the Spanish government. Regional officials said ballot boxes were ready and predicted a big turnout. Voters began forming queues outside polling

This thesis analyses competing discourses around the 2017 Catalan independence referendum. Taking a quantitative approach, several distinct text-mining techniques are applied to political speech transcripts and newspaper opinion pieces of pro-independence

I’l tell you what happened and why. Everything I tell here is 1st hand experience, I was there during the whole time and I had access to the information being continuously shared among the volunteers of the organization. For briefness I will use S

C arles Puigdemont, the Catalan leader, said the region had 「won the right to an independent state」 after 「millions」 turned out to vote in a banned independence referendum. 「With this day of hope

Catalan Independence referendum, 2017 Do you want Catalonia to become a Independent state in the form of republic? Location Catalonia, Spain Date 1 October 2017 () Results Votes % Aye 2,020,144 91.96% Na 176,565 8.04% Valid votes 2,196,709 97.10%

Such a declaration had been widely expected after the Catalan government said 90 percent of Catalans voted for a breakaway in an Oct. 1 referendum that Spain had declared illegal and which most

Catalan independence referendum, 2017 css International Current Affairs 0 The Catalan independence referendum of 2017 was an independence referendum called by the Generalitat de Catalunya and approved by the Parliament of Catalonia, but declared illegal on 6 September 2017 and suspended by the Constitutional Court of Spain because it breached the Spanish Constitution of 1978.

Spain Braces for Catalan Independence Referendum Sept. 29, 2017 01:26 This weekend’s vote isn’t the first attempt of its kind. In 2014, Catalonia tried to hold a nonbinding poll but was

The Catalan independence referendum of 2017, also known by the numeronym 1-O (for 「1 October」) in Spanish media, was an independence referendum held on 1 October 2017 in the Spanish autonomous community of Catalonia, passed by the Parliament of

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s office said Britain 「does not and will not」 recognise the Catalan regional parliament’s declaration of independence, which 「is based on a vote that was declared

2/10/2017 · Both the government in Madrid and the Catalan independence movement say they represent democracy Spanish Democracy vs. Catalonia’s Independence Vote By Carlos Delclós Oct. 2, 2017

I beg to move, That this House has considered the effect of the Catalan independence referendum on the EU. I speak today as the new chair of the all-party parliamentary group on Catalonia and as someone who observed the referendum in Catalonia last Sunday. I

Image: Catalan Independence Referendum site seized Two days ago, Catalonia held a referendum seeking independence from Spain. As the world awaits to see what happens next, we publish this post to share evidence of recent censorship events that occurred

Media caption Carles Puigdemont spoke to the BBC on Tuesday evening Catalonia will declare independence from Spain in a matter of days, the leader of the

That myth was again evident at an October 21 rally in Barcelona to protest the imprisonment of Jordi Sanchez and Jordi Cuixart, the heads, respectively, of the pro-independence Catalan National

Catalan independence referendum sparks growing concerns in Europe By Alejandro López 11 August 2017 The Catalan independence referendum, planned for October 1 is setting the stage for a bitter

This report addresses different aspects of the proposed referendum in Catalonia. In chapter one, Professor Yanina Welp analyzes and presents a political sociological perspective on the respective evolutions of the Catalan support for or rejection of independence.

1/10/2017 · It may all get rapidly worse. Separatists in the Catalan parliament threaten to declare independence within 48 hours, even though the results of a referendum held in such circumstances may be widely deemed invalid. A unilateral declaration of independence

27/10/2017 · Just minutes before, the Catalan Parliament had declared its independence from Spain. It was an exceptional end to a month-long political struggle. But it

The Catalan Independence referendum: An assessment of the process of self-determination Article (PDF Available) · January Proposed Catalan Referendum of October 1st, 2017 – Matt Qvortrup ..

ARMED police in Catalonia are on the hunt for voting papers, ballot boxes and leaflets as part of a desperate Spanish government bid to quash the upcoming independence referendum. Catalonia’s

Michelle Coleman, PhD Student in International Law at Middlesex University (London) On 1 October 2017 a referendum vote in the Catalan region of Spain devolved into violence when police officers deployed by the national government attempted to prevent people

There is something unhealthy about a referendum being organised like this. There may well be a Catalan majority for independence, but the referendum can’t show it. This was unilaterally organised by one campaign group and had campaigners camped out in polling

Am 1. Oktober 2017 wurde von der Regionalregierung Kataloniens ein umstrittenes Referendum über die Unabhängigkeit Kataloniens (katalanisch Referèndum d’Autodeterminació de Catalunya) abgehalten.Nach der erfolglos gebliebenen Volksbefragung von 2014 verfolgte die katalanische Regionalregierung zum zweiten Mal ein Unabhängigkeitsreferendum.

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Edinburgh Research Explorer The 2017 Catalan independence referendum Citation for published version: Cetra, D, Casanas-Adam, E & Tàrrega, M 2018, 『The 2017 Catalan independence referendum: A symposium』, Scottish Affairs , vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 126-143

The Catalan do not have a sound international law-based argument, and despite Spanish interference with the Catalan independence referendum, the Catalan cannot claim a particular legal right to secede. Finally, how does one reconcile the seemingly different

They face an international arrest warrant on charges of rebellion, sedition, misuse of public funds and breach of trust for their role in organising the October 1 referendum on Catalan independence, which Madrid regarded as illegal. Other Catalan ministers have.

Is the Catalonian Referendum Really About Independence? October 1, 2017 Torchy Blane Articles by Torchy Blane, Culture, International News, Politics, Winter Watch Articles 6 PHOTO: BBC

The 2017 Catalan Independence Referendum refers to a vote in favor of Catalan’s independence from Spain held in early October 2017. Following a majority vote in favor of independence, a constitutional crisis occurred leading the Spanish government to launch a

October 3, 2017 Disobeying Spain: the Catalan Referendum for Independence by Kevin Buckland Voting can often be a fairly mundane task, a ritual we do as some sort of promise to ourselves and

As Catalan President Carles Puigdemont prepares to declare independence on Monday, October 9, based on a purported 90 percent approval vote, the Spanish government will no doubt reiterate its

The politicians and association chiefs have been behind bars since 2017, and will now be tried in the Supreme Court for their role in the illegal referendum and pro-secession drive Ousted premier

Interviews on the Catalan independence referendum held on 1 October 2017 Period 28 Sep 2017 → 2 Oct 2018 Media coverage 3 Media coverage Title

Catalonia referendum The Eurosceptic mission will not be over until the EU withers away Premium Allister Heath 29 Jan 2020, 9:30pm Spanish PM Sánchez wins Catalan separatist party support to form

Violence broke out early Sunday morning between Spanish police and Catalan separatists attempting to cast a ballot in a referendum on independence from Spain. The clashes took place in cities and

29/10/2017 · Jet Blast – Catalan Independence Referendum – moont I respect what you say. A very moving statement. If I can ask just one question : what do you say What do you say about the 60% of your people who did not vote to leave Spain? The 60% you mention, in a high percentage which I cannot precisely give with an exact figure were prevented from voting by brute force on the part of the

The elected Catalan government is preparing for a referendum at the beginning of October to decide whether to stay or go. The Madrid government argues this is against the Spanish constitution and refuse to sanction such a vote. Polls suggest the independence

Spain’s highest court sentenced nine Catalan separatist leaders to nine to 13 years in jail for their role in an illegal independence referendum, a sentence that triggered protests

Oriol Junqueras, of the Catalan Republican Left party, is currently serving a 13-year sentence for his role in the 2017 independence drive Catalan talks start with three hours of “therapy

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Sure, the Catalan government said it would hold an independence referendum, but it held a similar referendum in 2014 and nothing came of that. Surely, all the Catalan government wanted was a bargaining chip it could use in its negotiations with the Spanish

This article summarises contributions to an ASEN-Edinburgh (Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism, Edinburgh Branch) symposium held the day after the 2017 Catalan referendum on independence. Daniel Cetrà describes a referendum disputed

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The Statute of Autonomy, approved by the Catalan Parliament and the Spanish Congress, and in a referendum by the Catalan people, should have been a steady and enduring new framework for bilateral relations between Catalonia and Spain. However,