Academics petition for the release of the prisoners

There is an international academics’ petition at democracy.cat addressed to

  1. The United Nations, Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations
  2. The European Council, Mr. Donald Tusk, President of the European Council
  3. The European Commission, Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission

calling on them to

  • Stop condoning Spain’s undemocratic behaviour
  • Guarantee Catalans’ civil and political rights as European citizens
  • Demand that Spain release the ten political prisoners currently in Spanish jails
  • Guarantee that no person or party will be prohibited from participating in the elections in Catalonia
  • Provide accredited international observers to ensure that the imposed December 21st elections in Catalonia are carried out fairly and honestly

Hundreds of academics from around the world, including Noam Chomsky, have signed the petition.

Sign the petition

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