Government calls on Catalans not to “give in to bullying” by Spanish State

Article published at Diari Ara, 6th May 2016

Mundó accuses Spanish government of using Constitutional Court appeals to sneak in a “de facto” suspension of Catalan self-rule

“The people of Catalonia must open their eyes and decide if they will give in to this bullying or not”. This is the message that Carles Mundó, Catalonia’s Justice Minister, used to conclude his speech in a parliamentary address by Junts pel Sí on the judicialisation of politics.

Faced with mountings appeals and rulings by Spain’s Constitutional Court (TC) against Catalan laws, the Minister accused the acting Spanish government of effectively applying Article 155 of the Constitution “to sneak in a de facto suspension” of Catalonia’s devolved powers.

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