Opinion 7.12.2016 a les 00:00h

The tool of the European civil society in order to ensure language rights

Language rights must be included among basic human rights. Languages are for communication, but the situation of languages cannot be limited to the communicative dimension alone, since languages cannot be separated from cultures. When the connection between languages and cultures is denied, the dignity of speakers and citizens is being left out of consideration. Thus, supporting linguistic diversity forms a part of defending the rights of everyone. This will also open up a channel which can contribute to social well-being and peaceful coexistence, because working towards the democratic treatment of language communities is one way of ensuring that all human rights are respected. Keep reading

News 6.12.2016 a les 10:45h

Catalan municipalities to lobby 548 mayors worldwide in pro-independence awareness campaign

The board of the Catalan Association of Pro-Independence Municipalities (AMI) has launched an awareness campaign in which it intends to lobby mayors worldwide on Catalonia's struggle towards independence. Altogether, AMI expects to send letters to 548 mayors "without interference from the Spanish government" in order to amplify the message of the pro-independence movement. Keep reading

News 5.12.2016 a les 11:30h

Constitutional referendum puts an end to Renzi's government

Matteo Renzi is set to submit today his resignation after the severe defeat suffered yesterday in the referendum on constitutional reform. 59% of voters rejected a set of Renzi-backed changes to the Constitution —some of which aimed at greater centralization of Italy— and all in all, opposition to the reform got 6 million votes more than support to it. Renzi's failure opens a difficult-to-manage scenario. Keep reading

Renzi anuncia la seva dimissió després del referèndum d'ahir.
News 29.11.2016 a les 12:15h

Sitting Bull successors fight pipeline in North Dakota

A US Army corps and the state of North Dakota have ordered an Indigenous mobilization —one of the most participated and prolonged in recent times— to lift its double Oceti Sakowin and Sacred Stones protest camp. Officials say the protesters can not stay there because of freezing temperatures at this time of the year. But the leader of the Sioux reservation where protests are taking place believes the order to be an attempt to “cause fear”. Keep reading

Protesta contra l'oleoducte a Bismarck, capital de Dakota del Nord, novembre 2016.
News 28.11.2016 a les 10:45h

“Radical” Fillon wins France's right-wing presidential primary

François Fillon yesterday won the second round of France's main right-wing presidential primary, with 66% of the votes cast. Fillon will therefore be the candidate of the main French conservative party, Les Républicains, in next year's election to the presidency of France which will take place on April 23 —first round— May 7 —run-off. Keep reading

François Fillon, en campanya.
News 24.11.2016 a les 10:00h

The Arizona tribe that knows how to stop a Trump wall

President-elect Donald Trump says that he will build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. It will stop undocumented immigrants from entering the country. It will stop drugs from entering the country. It will be 50 feet tall. It will be nearly a thousand miles long. And it will cut the traditional lands of the Tohono O’odham Nation of Arizona in half. Keep reading

La reserva Tohono O'odham.
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