Hair-raising headlines and fierce, angry statements from celebrities, opinion formers and political leaders followed this news:
On the afternoon of 1 October 2017, the La Vanguardia, the most popular newspaper in Catalonia, ran the following story (2):
Continue reading “A practical case study of the Catalan press: If this is the truth, wait for the lies!”
THE SPANISH GOVERNMENT’S FAILURE TO ADVANCE AN ARGUMENT HAS ALLOWED THE PRO-INDEPENDENCE NARRATIVE TO PREVAIL AS THE ONLY TRUTH
The police intervention of Sunday 1 October to prevent Catalan secession left nearly a thousand bruised and battered, and two people in hospital for a few days.
I have desperately tried to discover why the judges and government decided to take such a course of action, but haven’t been able to find anything.
Were the police charges necessary? Was it necessary to prevent voting at the limited number of polling stations operating?
The former Minister of Foreign Affairs stated that Spain lost the communication battle on 1 October.
Continue reading “Wake up Government! Leadership also means communicating!”
At nine o’clock this morning I got the following WhatsApp message:
– That’s going too far… it hurt me even though I’m no pro-independence… you shouldn’t use violence.
Continue reading “Police action: the script for 1 Oct was already written”