THE SÍNDIC RECOMMENDS SOCIAL AND POLITICAL DIALOGUE

THE SÍNDIC RECOMMENDS SOCIAL AND POLITICAL DIALOGUE

The Síndic recommends social and political dialogue, and to stop criminalising freedom of expression and political disputes. The abusive and disproporciante use of the precautionary measure of curtailing freedom may constitute in the fragrant violation of fundaments rights which have been produced. Given the historical nature of the situation, an eminently political nature which also touches on basic rights, the…

SPEECH AT THE GOVERNMENT INAUGURATION CEREMONY

SPEECH AT THE GOVERNMENT INAUGURATION CEREMONY

Speech by Quim Torra, President of the Generalitat of Catalonia, in the act of taking possession of the Catalan government June 3, 2018, Palau de la Generalitat. Barcelona (Catalonia) Dear authorities, beloved friends, dear family members of President Carles Puigdemont, Vice President Oriol Junqueras, President Carmen Forcadell, Minister Jordi Turull, Minister Raül Romeva, Minister Joaquim Forn, Minister Clara Ponsatí, Minister…

TO KING FELIPE VI: A LETTER WHICH WE WOULD PREFER NOT TO HAVE WRITTEN

TO KING FELIPE VI: A LETTER WHICH WE WOULD PREFER NOT TO HAVE WRITTEN

King Felipe VI Zarzuela Palace Madrid Sir, ‘Catalonia is what the Catalans want it to be.’ With these words of yours in 1990, we want to begin a letter which we would prefer not to have written. They are words that we share and that we have wanted to respect in every moment. We would have wished that you as…

OPEN LETTER FROM QUIM TORRA TO PEDRO SÁNCHEZ:

OPEN LETTER FROM QUIM TORRA TO PEDRO SÁNCHEZ:

The exile and the principles that we have shared and we want to share. Quim Torra. President of the Catalan Government. You may say, Mr Pedro Sánchez, that we are masters of our silence. A silence that, coming from a party like yours, built from the fight against tyranny, hurts even more. In one of your blog entries, you refer to…

CHRISTMAS ON BOARD

CHRISTMAS ON BOARD

«How can we allow all this? How will we justify it in the future? What are we waiting for? Supporting them is not only an act of justice, but a vindication of our own history» By Quim Torra, a year ago   They had boarded in Marseille, some day in December. It was the start of the end of an…