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The flags of Basque Country and Catalonia, side by side during a soccer match / Photo credit: Mundo Deportivo
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Spain Vs. Catalonia: What Must We Do?

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On September 17, at the rally organized by the Catalan People’s Unity Candidacy (CUP), Basque Marxist intellectual spoke to the crowd about the challenges ahead for  the independentist struggle they are carrying out. In his speech, he analyzed the present and near future of the Catalonian rebellion and drew comparisons […]

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A man points at a Biafran flag painted on a wall on Old Market Road in Onitsha, Nigeria, during a shutdown in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Nigerian Civil War on May 30. At least 1 million people were killed in the war, started after an ex-Nigerian military officer declared an independent Republic of Biafra in 1967. Photo credit: Stefan Heunis / AFP / Getty
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Nigeria’s military says it didn’t call Biafra separatists terrorists, days after doing just that By: Conor Gaffey / Source: Newsweek / September 19, 2017 Nigeria’s conflict with separatists calling for an independent state, known as Biafra, has escalated in recent months. The leader of the main pro-Biafra group, Nnamdi Kanu, […]

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Catalonian Independence Referendum Law Passed in Parliament

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Pro-independences parties JxSí and CUP vote in favor, left-wing coalition CSQP abstains, and the rest of the opposition leaves the chamber without voting Applause after passing the referendum law (Photo credit: Albert Salamé). By: ACN / Source: VilaWeb / The Dawn News / September 6, 2017 The Catalan Parliament passed the referendum […]

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Oscar López Rivera is Finally Free!

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Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / May 17, 2017 Puerto Rican leader Oscar López Rivera, who was detained in the United States because of his struggle for the independence of his country, enjoyed freedom for the first time in 35 years today. This morning, López Rivera left the […]

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‘I want a country that is not shackled to a political system that barely registers its existence.’ St David’s Day celebrations in Cardiff, March 2017. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images
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It’s time for Wales to start talking about independence

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  By: Ellie Mae O’Hagan / Source: The Guardian / The Dawn News / March 14, 2017 In my heart, I long for Wales to leave the UK. While the economics doesn’t add up, we urgently need to follow Scotland in discussing our future as a nation. Nicola Sturgeon’s announcement on […]

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