Viewfinder: The Parliament of Catalonia Pushes Back
Members of the Parliament of Catalonia voted to reject a suspension of former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont and five others from government service.
Viewfinder: Pro-Independence Demonstrations in Catalonia
Catalan separatists take to the streets during a pro-independence demonstration on September 11th, 2018, in Barcelona, Spain, marking the National Day of Catalonia.
Viewfinder: Support of Ousted Separatist Leader Outside the Catalan Parliament
A demonstrator covers his face with a mask depicting ousted separatist leader Carles Puigdemont during a protest outside the Catalan parliament on January 30th, 2018, in Barcelona, Spain.
Viewfinder: Demonstrating for Political Prisoners in Barcelona
People hold banners in front of Barcelona's city hall on December 4th, 2017, during a demonstration demanding the release of jailed separatist leaders.
The Catalan Independence Referendum Leaves the E.U. With Few Options
Bad timing, political limitations, and a lack of effective legal recourse are keeping the European Union out of the fight over Catalonian separatism.
What the E.U. Represents in an Era of Rising Euroskepticism
The European Union has failed to endorse the results of the referenda in both Spanish Catalonia and Iraqi Kurdistan, which is striking given that referenda are supposedly democratic expressions of popular will.
Viewfinder: Launching a Troubled Independence Referendum in Spain
President of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont arrives at a meeting to launch the self-determination referendum campaign on September 14th, 2017, in Tarragona, Spain.