Catalonia, one year later. Quo vadis?

 

One year ago almost to the day (on 27 October 2017) the Catalan parliament agreed to a unilateral secession from Spain. Prior to this on 1 October, the Catalan people had given its agreement via a referendum. The Catalonian referendum- unconstitutional according to the Spanish Constitutional Court– was accompanied by tense discussions, a boycott on the part of the referendum’s opponents, and even the use of violence by the Spanish police force against fellow citizens peacefully casting their vote.  Continue reading “Catalonia, one year later. Quo vadis?”