UN committee on Human Rights admits Puigdemont’s lawsuit

Catalan MonitorNews Roundup

Carles Puigdemont’s lawsuit against the Spanish Government, brought to the United National Human Rights Committee in Geneva, has been officially accepted into procedure, and the committee has written to Spain, demanding a response within 6 months.

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Understanding the Authority of the Speaker of Parliament

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Javier Perez Royo, professor of Constitutional Law of the University of Seville explains that accepting Torrent’s decision on the investiture of a President of Catalonia is mandatory and unquestionable, even for a Supreme Court judge, according to constitutional law.

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Marta Rovira announces she will go into exile

Catalan MonitorNews Roundup

Marta Rovira has opted not to show up at the Spanish Supreme Court today, but rather to leave the country, and go into “exile”. The secretary general of the Leftist Republican Party issued a statement to this effect, this morning.

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The King is Scared, and rightly so

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King Felipe VI is right to be frightened by the level of anti-monarchist sentiment at present in Catalonia. His flaws are multitudinous in comparison to his predecessor, and his standing as a consensus figure is in tatters.

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