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I'm reading through a document on #ECHR guidelines. Nothing to do, though, with the right to a fair trial (Article 6 ECHR)... where the violations preventing #FreeCatalanPoliticalPrisoners leave you punchdrunk. Just one article after another by #Spain, violated!
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This is the "Guide on Article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights. Right to liberty and security".

I'm still reeling. This is worse. It has to do with "arbitrary detention" on which the #UN #WGAD issued a severe Opinion ... that Spain pissed on.

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"188. The second limb of Article 5 §3 does not give judicial authorities a choice between either bringing an accused to trial within a reasonable time or granting him provisional release pending trial..."

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Ministry of Truth
@JosepBorrellF asks #Spain's Superior Court of Justice to close #Catalan delegations in London, Geneva & Berlin for "damaging Spain's image" based on documents intercepted by his toytown spy network and social media posts.
#BorrellGate
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catalannews.com/politics/item/…
London

The delegation is accused of ''retweeting messages in favour of Gibraltar" and criticising Borrell's comment on us history: "they only had to kill a handful of Indians".

In this case, surely it was Borrell was "harming #Spain's image"?
#BorrellGate
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London

Borrell's toytown diplomats found it "damaging to #Spain's image" that "there were barely 20 people" at an event with Parliament VP, @josepcosta: an Estelada on a table "looked like a coffin" and "people mocked it on social media"

#BorrellGate
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No-show of #Spanish police and intelligence officials - Trapote, Gonzalo, Pérez de los Cobos - before commission investigating terror attacks #Catalonia, Aug '17. Disrespect of #Catalan institutions and still no news of what they knew.
#ThisIsTheRealSpain
elmon.cat/politica/el-cn…
Absentees:

Ex-chief of CNP Cat, Sebastián Trapote
Dir. CNI, Félix Sanz Roldán
Ex-chief of Civil Guard Cat, Ángel Gonzalo
Interior Ministry rep. to Security Commission Cat, Diego Pérez de los Cobos
Dir. of CITCO, José Luis Olivera Serrano
Ex-DG of CNP, Germán López Iglesias

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#Spain’s secret service (#CNI) admitted “contacts” with Abdelbaki Es Satty, the mastermind behind the terror cell but didn't clarify their frequency, duration or remuneration, only that they were within the “protocol established for convicts” 17/11/2017

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Why @krls & @toni_comin must be allowed to take their seats in the @Europarl_EN
"The essential step to become an MEP is to receive enough support. #Catalans understood this and delivered massive majority support to @krls, @toni_comin, @ClaraPonsati, and the whole list"
@boye_g

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"#Spain's #SupremeCourt should suspend the national arrest warrants against @krls & @toni_comin. Both now enjoy immunity that the Supreme can't interfere with. They must decide to respect the law or not, but the little credibility they still have in Europe is at risk."
@boye_g

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Asked whether @krls & @toni_comin must swear to uphold the Constitution in person before #Spain's Central Electoral Board before taking office, @boye_g said the rule was out-of-date, against EU law, and, if the #SupremeCourt got involved in this battle, it would surely lose.

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⚫It's the 2nd time #Spain's "SECRET CESSPIT" (#cloacas) has confirmed #PP's ex-PM #Rajoy knew about anti #Podemos & #Catalunya operations

⚫In recordings made in his office revealed by ⁦@publico_es⁩, then Interior Minister, #FernándezDíaz says: "The President knows"
#Spain
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Audio from @Moncloa_com shows that #PP interior minister Fernández Díaz sent officers to NY to investigate allegations #Podemos received funding from Venezuelan govt. Hugo Chavez' ex-finance minister was offered #Spanish nationality and new ID for info.
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elnacional.cat/en/news/spanis…
Insp. Fuentes Gago, attaché to #Spanish embassy in the Netherlands, & top fraud squad officers secretly recorded Isea & his lawyer at the meeting in the #Spanish consulate.
Chavez's ex-confidant had fled to the US & was concerned for his family's safety.
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moncloa.com/policias-espio…
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THE TRIAL OF THE CATALAN 12

#Spain’s Supreme Court aims to render #Catalan political prisoners defenceless in court
@jcasulleras @VilaWeb_EN

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english.vilaweb.cat/noticies/spani…
The panel of judges have admitted almost all witnesses and evidence proposed by the Public Prosecutor, the Solicitor General and far-right political party Vox but rejected 50 defence witnesses, some key to their case, a host of expert witnesses and vital pieces of evidence
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Rajoy and Sáenz de Santamaría, PM and deputy PM at the time of the referendum, have been accepted as witnesses
Exiled president Puigdemont president and ERC no 2 Rovira will not, considered by the judges to be ‘in rebellion’, ‘incompatible with the obligation to tell the truth"
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📰Financial Times📰

📺Televised trial of #Catalan secessionists set to reignite passions

⚖Courtroom drama comes at delicate time for coalition government

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📃The declaration of independence was not ratified or published in the official gazette of the Generalitat

🕵The charges ARE rebellion, sedition, disobedience and misuse of public funds

🙈Lazy: "Fled", "One of Spain's wealthiest regions", etc

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🔥"Hardcore separatists come to the fore" - there's been non-violent direct action (cf. #GiletsJaunes)

🕵A family affair: the Pérez de los Cobos - Falangist family, Fuerza Nueva in youth and it was Francisco's brother, Diego, who gave the order to beat Catalan voters on #1Oct

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Integrity Initiative And Affiliates Behind Multiple Attacks On Disobedient Media

disobedientmedia.com/2019/01/integr…
In the weeks following the hack, major narratives pushed by legacy press in the last two years have been exposed as state-friendly propaganda, including but not limited to: #Russiagate, the #Skripal poisoning, the smearing of #Corbyn, & attacks on the #Catalan independence mvt.
In April last year, Disobedient Media reported on Joseph #Mifsud’s ties to UK intelligence figures, and other connections suggesting British influence at the heart of the #TrumpRussiaCollusion narrative, concluding:

disobedientmedia.com/2018/04/all-ru…
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1) Cal analitzar els esdeveniments d'ahir a BCN des d'una òptica estratègica:
- Ens apropen a la República o ens hi allunyen?
- Ens fan avançar cap a la Rep o ens frenen?

Crec q la resposta és clara: ens apropen i ens fan avançar

Però també hem d'aprendre algunes lliçons

(Fil)
2) Fa unes setmanes vaig publicar aquest fil, on explicava els diferents escenaris polítics que tenim al davant i l'estratègia que crec que hem de seguir:
3) Aquests escenaris són:
- Escenari 1: replegament i tornada a l'autonomia
- Escenari 2: intensificació del conflicte, intervenció d'Alemanya i referèndum
- Escenari 3: intensificació del conflicte, causa justa, i esclat popular que desbordi les estructures.
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The multipolar spin: how fascists operationalize left-wing resentment. Read what the @splcenter & @MaxBlumenthal don't want you to read here: web.archive.org/web/2018030922…
And download it here:
"​During his recent tour of Europe, disgraced former Trump strategist Steve Bannon declared “Italy is in the lead.” /1 #antifa #Fascism
Amid the historic resurgence of the Italian far right that returned right-wing populist Silvio Berlusconi to prominence, Bannon fantasized about “the ultimate dream” of unifying the anti-establishment Five Star Movement with the far-right League (formerly the Northern League)- /2
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This is what Javier Pérez Royo, Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Seville, has to say about @jordialapreso's investiture.
The one and only requirement of the Spanish Constitution & of the Statute of Catalonia is for the proposed candidate to be an elected MP and not to have lost his/her right to vote & be voted through a final judicial sentence.
If this requirement is fulfilled, nobody can stop the proposed candidate from attending the session.
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