News 20.9.2017 a les 11:15h

Thousands in streets after Spanish military police arrests top officials over independence referendum

Thousands of people are pouring in the streets of Barcelona and other Catalan cities and towns after the Guardia Civil —Spain's military police— has arrested 10 to 12 top officials of the Catalan government over preparations for an independence referendum, 1 October. The Spanish government holds that the vote is illegal and has vowed to stop it by all means. Keep reading

Gent protestant la detenció dels alts càrrecs del govern català. A l'esquerra, un manifestant ha hissat una bandera d'Estònia
Roundup 9 to 15 September

Russian military presence in the Arctic / Violent clashes in Biafra / Asturianist homage to 1936 militias

WEEKLY ROUNDUP. A report from a UK think tank is warning NATO member states on the ever growing influence of the Russian Federation in the Arctic region. Meanwhile in Biafra, 50 years after a bloody independence war, clashes between the Nigerian military and Igbo activists are again taking place. Asturias’ left-wing movement is ready to honour anti-fascist militias that lost the El Mazucu battle, having been “abandoned” both by Spaniards and Basques. Keep reading

News 1.8.2017 a les 12:30h

Peoples of Syria and Somalia most vulnerable ones in the world

The peoples of Syria and Somalia are, by far, the most threatened ones in the world, according to the newest edition of the Peoples Under Threat index, which is released on an annual basis by the Minority Rights Group (MRG). Iraq, Sudan, Afghanistan, South Sudan, DR Congo, Yemen, Pakistan and Burma complete the list’s 10 top places as regards vulnerability of peoples to collectively endure attacks, massacres and genocides. Keep reading

Edifici destruït a Mogadishu, capital de Somàlia.
Roundup 21 to 27 July

National Day of Galicia / Serbian president calls to be “realistic” on Kosovo / Assyrian protests

WEEKLY ROUNDUP. Galician media agree to say that BNG has emerged reinforced after the celebration of the National Day of Galicia, at a time when the En Marea coalition goes through internal strife. Corsica’s pro-autonomy movement also appears to be strengthening itself, its latest move establishing a new party aimed at bringing together three different parties. Meanwhile, speaking on Kosovo, Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic has admitted that Serbia should not expect to “take back something they have lost long time ago”. In Iraq, a new episode of tension between the Kurdish authorities and the Assyrians of the Plains of Nineveh has been triggered by the ouster of a mayor. Keep reading

Manifestació del Dia de la Pàtria Gallega, 2017.
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