Barcelona braces for massive demonstration for Catalan language at school

Catalan MonitorNews Roundup

More than 40 groups that make up the umbrella organisation Som Escola (“We’re school”) are calling for a historic demonstration in defence of Catalan language education at school. The event is expected to draw thousands from across Catalonia. Indeed, the protest has been called by teachers’ unions, parents associations, school & college federations and folklore groups.

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Catalans raise human towers in Europe

Catalan MonitorNews Roundup

In yet another unique demonstration for self-determination, thousands of Catalans travelled over the weekend to eight different European cities –Brussels, London, Geneva, Paris, Berlin, Lisbon, Rome, Barcelona–, plus several other Catalan towns, … Read More

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One month in hunger strike for Catalan

Catalan MonitorNews Roundup

Jaume Sastre’s hunger strike goes on after 30 days. The Majorcan teacher has already lost 15kg since he started his fast one month ago, as he recently explained in his blog. Sastre’s blog … Read More

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Desmond Tutu urges Spain to listen to Catalans

Catalan MonitorNews Roundup

South African Archbishop and anti-Apartheid activist, Desmond Tutu, has been awarded the XXVI Premi International Catalunya (Catalonia International Prize), the country’s most prestigious award, granted each year to people “whose work has made a decisive … Read More

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Monday, May 26, 2014

Catalan MonitorNews Roundup

Electors awarded the pro-referendum parties in Catalonia a resounding victory at this weekend’s European elections, with a historic first position by the progressive Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya (23%, 2 MEPs), … Read More

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