Freedom of speech in Spain is at a very low ebb, comparable only with the world’s most authoritarian regimes
Goodbye to 2018 in Catalonia: a year marked by continued repression by the Spanish State and regression for Catalan independentism and republicanism; a year full of painful dates and anniversaries
Recently, it seems as if everything the King touches falls to pieces.
It’s reaction, negation and destruction versus non-violent action, construction, creation and association. I know whose side I’m on, and its logo doesn’t look like a patriotic turd.
Rapper Valtonyc, sentenced to three and a half years in prison for glorification of terrorism and insults to the Crown, speaking in front of Lleida Museum, which is showing Santiago Serra’s work, Political Prisoners in Contemporary Spain, from 7 March-22 April.
Last November El Nacional published an article by Jordi Galves entitled ‘Cornellà is not like Catalonia’ which caused quite a stir and led to his becoming the first journalist in the Spanish state to be accused of a hate crime.
English hip hop artist, actor, director and producer, Ben Drew, released this politically charged song for the repressed and unjustly treated everywhere on 8 March, 2018.
Welcome to Catalonia, your Majesty. Excuse me if I don’t bend and kiss your hand. It’s just that people here are pissed off about everything that’s been going on. You know, what you and yours have been putting them through, again.