A new website (buscandolazos.com) appeared on June 2018 to aim individuals to report homes displaying symbols like the Yellow Ribbon in support to Catalan political prisoners. From this website you get all the reported addresses positioned on an interactive map.
The website claims "You inform. Others will remove them".
As result, this website is promoting attacks to homes and public places in Catalonia where any symbol that does not like to the Spanish unionism is displayed.
Catalan Association for Civil Rights (ACDC) was at UN Human Rights Committee to report the lack of judicial independence and the repression agains political and civil catalan leaders. The representative stated that "the actions of the Spanish judges do not comply with the principles of judicial independence and minimum rules of the General Assembly of the United Nations".Read more
By Alfred de Zaya
Independent Expert of the United Nations on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order (2012-18)
RECOMMENDED APPLICATION OF THE “PRACTICAL NOTES FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF ACTIVITIES AND ALLEGATIONS
RELATED TO THE PEACEFUL AND DEMOCRATIC EXERCISE OF THE RIGHT OF SELF-DETERMINATION OF PEOPLES “
IN RELATION TO THE CATALAN PEOPLE
The change of government in Madrid gives hope that negotiations in good faith may now be possible with the government of the Generalitat of Catalonia. A modicum of historical knowledge should help outsiders understand that Catalonia has its own distinct culture and traditions and that the only way forward is through a new referendum. The legal aspects of the issue are explained in the memorandum below.Read more