The Spanish State is as irredeemably corrupt, incorrigibly belligerant and relentlessly cruel as it has ever been
Today, the now world-infamous Spanish Supreme Court judge, Pablo Llarena, is up in court in Belgium
President Torra is calling for an advantage to be pressed home and for people to go on the offensive – from the political prisoner to the most lowly activist – pacifically, of course
After the 12 months that the Catalans have had and considering the current situation in Catalonia, enjoying a well-deserved break and switching off is nigh on impossible
Maybe the summer break followed by the show trials of Catalan political prisoners will help people forget about the criminal organisation that is the Partido Popular
Unequivocal condemnation of all violence on either side of the ideological divide is the only acceptable message to send.
How far does the power of the Spanish state go? The Altsasu case is just the latest example of how ready politicians and media are to justify a disproportionate judicial sentence.
Ten days is a long time in Spanish politics. The political landscape can seem to have been transformed beyond all recognition but at the same time painfully similar.