Catalonia

 Since 2013, the 'Cities Defenders of Human Rights' project has been working to make visible and support the work of human rights defenders.

From October 3 to 11, Catalonia welcomes eight activists from around the world to publicize their struggles.

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Russell wanted to convey the need to mobilize civil society, "because everyone has something to contribute."

The social researcher places the actions and power of civil society and neighbourhoods at the centre. These actors can also make very positive contributions.

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The castellers of London demonstrate that a Catalan tradition can take place in other parts of the world. Cuss Stephen Anderson, the president of the organization, explains us how it feels to practice castells so far from Catalonia.

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Elaboration of the "arrugats" in the El Rosal biscuit factory.

Catalan biscuit manufacturer El Rosal in Tàrrega has become international by selling its biscuits in 25 gourmet food stores in Belgium with a team of 10 people at risk of social exclusion and with difficulties.

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Sexual harassment at work is recognized in international law as a form of male violence.

By raising awareness among staff and providing tools to unit directors and HR staff to detect, prevent and deal with cases, the project seeks to boost the culture of zero tolerance with sexual harassment.

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The Air Quality Conference will take place on October 24 and 25, 2019, at the federal level in Fira Sabadell, holding a key role in combatting atmospheric pollution.

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#WeAreMore is an anti-racist European campaign.

#WeAreMore wants to stop the rise of the extreme right and conquer civil and political rights, such as the right to vote for immigrants.

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Currently, there are about 110.000 .cat domains

The registry that manages the .cat Foundation is the first worldwide domain that represents language and culture on the Internet.

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Most international volunteer programs come from Europe and the United States.

There are many international volunteer organizations that range from university-run programs in the United States, volunteering and tourism, to United Nations projects.

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Anaïs Franquesa is a criminal lawyer specializing in human rights and social movements.

The spokesperson of the International Trial Watch Platform, created to handle the presence of experts on human and procedural rights in the trial of 1-O, says that prestigious organizations evaluate whether the process is done with guarantees.

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Alfred-Maurice de Zayas, independent expert from the UN. Photo: Wikipedia

Alfred de Zayas has called on Spanish authorities to negotiate with Catalan leaders. He has criticised in his own words the retrogression in human rights protection after the measures taken. 

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The country I’m talking of, with just over 7 million inhabitants, will hold a referendum to decide its future on the 1st of October this year, and in all likelihood, will offer its letter of presentation as a new State in Europe.

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