Tag: democracy

Spanish PM Rajoy Gives Catalonia’s Government 5 Days To Clarify If It Has Declared Independence

Spain‘s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has requested Catalonia’s regional government clarify within 5 days whether it has declared independence. The ultimatum comes after yesterday’s unilateral independence declaration by Catalan president Carles Puigdemont. In his address to parliament on Tuesday Puigdemont said that “Catalonia has won the right to […]

Heads Of 10 Hong Kong Universities Issue Joint Statement Condemning Hong Kong Independence, Saying Freedom Of Expression ‘Is Not Absolute’

On September 15 the heads of 10 Hong Kong universities issued a joint statement distancing themselves from students who have put up pro-Hong Kong independence banners on campuses. The joint statements reads: “We treasure freedom of expression, but we condemn its recent abuses. Freedom of expression is not […]