A letter from Belgium

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The President and his ministers speak from exile in Belgium, ahead of this Saturday’s Day of Freedom, planned in Barcelona.

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Catalonia – Rampart of Democray against the extreme-right

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The Catalan independence movement is above all a democratic and pacifist answer to a weakening of Western democracies, and not a project based on intolerant nationalism, which is found more on the Spanish side. Western democracies have weakened to such an extent that they are gradually approaching the extreme right.

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Editorial: Sociological Francoism

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We knew that the institutions of the State had changed very little. But now we are coming to realize that many of the people in our surroundings hadn’t either.

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Spain has political prisoners

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The anti-democratic drift of the Spanish government is reaching unimaginable levels of corruption, repression and restriction to personal freedoms. Repression, that those of us who have suffered through the Franco regime, thought we would never see again.

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Keeping up the imaginary civil war

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The Spanish state still blames the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War on Catalanism, and despite executing president in 1940 for “rebellion”, it refuses to apologize for the crimes of the Franco regime

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