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· October, 2017

Stories about Spain from October, 2017

Kebab, Yes; Revolution, No: Migrants and the Fight for Catalonia

"I was surprised that people sporting dreadlocks, turbans, braids, and other Afrocentric apparel failed to acknowledge the word "migrant" at an event supporting those being persecuted in Catalonia..."

One Activist's Vision of a Feminist Democracy for Catalonia

"I would like to continue thinking that I tried to create a revolution in the best way I knew how."

Climate Change Is Claiming Aspen Groves—and the History of Basque Immigrants in the US

Basque sheep herders left their mark in remote forests across the American West across nearly a century. Now their words are being lost to climate change.

Netizen Report: Free Speech Is Under Fire in Catalonia’s Push for Independence

Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.

Beyond the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ of Catalonia’s Independence Referendum

Opinions on the October 1 referendum are much more diverse than might first appear.

In a Polarized Spain, What Does It Mean to Be Spanish?

"To be Spanish is not to carry the flag, nor is it to furiously shout phrases of hate that I hope you don't feel."

Spanish Court Case Tests the Challenges of Universal Jurisdiction on Syrians

"[Our legal team] will exhaust all available means and legal resources at its disposal to pursue justice for the thousands of victims of the Syrian conflict."

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