The German digital newspaper "Neue Debatte" (New Debate) has published an article by a Professor of the University of Bremen, Axel Schönberger, on the current situation in Catalonia. We have summarized the key points in English here.
Anna Gabriel takes refuge in Switzerland
Ex CUP Deputy Anna Gabriel has emerged in Switzerland, after speculation regarding her whereabouts, just days before she is called to make an initial declaration at the Supreme Court. She has sought out legal assistance from experts in extradition, and defending cases before the European Court of Human Rights.
The Spanish Government, on liquidating the Catalan language immersion programme: “Without doubt, we’ll do it”
The Minister of Education and spokesperson for the Moncloa Palace, Iñigo Méndez de Vigo, states that they are studying a solution to introduce a Spanish language option into the per-inscription process. He added this wasn’t a “globus sonda”, but that their objective was that at least 25% of classes be held in Spanish.
Civil Guard attempt to link Jaume Roures to the independence project
In a report submitted to Supreme Court Judge Pablo Llarena, Civil Guard agents included references to three phone calls, in which Roures did not even participate.