Spain’s “justice” as an example for Erdogan’s Turkey to justify itself of committing human rights abuse. It is time for Europe to stand against Spain’s persecution of Catalan leaders for crimes they didn’t commit. The Catalan case is an opportunity for Europe to show the world how to solve political issues through politics and Democracy. Otherwise, criticism against non-EU countries doing the exact same thing is just hypocrisy.
‘Mr Soylu linked the removal and prosecution of the elected officials to Spain’s moves against elected Basque and Catalan elected officials who became part of separatist movements.
“Although there is no violent act, 12 Catalan officials were prosecuted for crimes of destroying constitutional order through violence and disobedience,” he said.’