Watching the trials of the Catalan independentists now taking place at Spain’s highest court in Madrid, I have been reminded again and again of a scene from director Hal Ashby’s marvelous 1979 movieBeing There.
A good summary of why Spanish courts of law have fallen into disrepute. For further reading see Georgina Blakeley – Catalonia: a year on, political prisoners go unnoticed by the rest of the world here […]
Today, 12 February, the trial of the Catalonian political prisoners begins in Spain. As the drama unfolds in front of the world, behind the scenes the Guardia Civil and the Spanish National Police will continue […]