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Arrimadas appeals to Sánchez after reiterating Jordi Cuixart that he does not regret the ‘procés’: "Now you go and pardon them"
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Arrimadas appeals to Sánchez after reiterating Jordi Cuixart that he does not regret the ‘procés’: "Now you go and pardon them"

The leader of Citizens, Inés Arrimadas, has called the attention of the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, to the statements made this Friday by the president of Òmnium Cultural, Jordi Cuixart, reiterating that he does not regret the actions he carried out during the independence process of 2017 in Catalonia. "Now you go and pardon them, Pedro Sánchez", Arrimadas wrote in a message on Twitter.❌ Felipe González would NOT do it⛔️ García Page thinks it would be a disgrace⚠️ Alfonso Guerra believes that it is NOT legal🚨 Fernández Vara does not want to depend on nationalistsEven historical and regional leaders of the PSOE are against pardons.👉 Rectify, Mr. Sánchez pic.twitter.com/iCDgMBdel7- Citizens 🇪🇸🇪🇺 (@CiudadanosCs) May 28, 2021 In an interview on RAC1, Cuixart has defended his ro...
"It would be a disgrace", "one of the biggest mistakes of democracy …": pardons reopen tensions in the PSOE
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"It would be a disgrace", "one of the biggest mistakes of democracy …": pardons reopen tensions in the PSOE

The possibility of the Government granting pardon to the leaders of the procés independence has reopened old tensions within the PSOE. Since Monday, President Sánchez and his ministers have clearly opened the door to granting the grace measure - despite contrary reports from the Supreme Court and the Prosecutor's Office - and critical voices have multiplied in recent hours.Of the two former socialist presidents, there is one in favor and one against. This Wednesday, in an interview on Antena 3, Felipe Gonzalez he said it is against granting forgiveness "under these conditions." ZapateroOn the other hand, he was in favor this Thursday because the decision can, in his opinion, "significantly he...
Zapatero supports Sánchez: he defends pardoning the ‘procès’ prisoners even if they accuse him of "treason to Spain"
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Zapatero supports Sánchez: he defends pardoning the ‘procès’ prisoners even if they accuse him of "treason to Spain"

The former President of the Government José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, has defended this Thursday that President Pedro Sánchez should pardon the independentistas condemned by the process Although it is "difficult" and they accuse him of "treason against Spain", because so were other "important decisions" that he had to make when he governed, such as the law of homosexual marriage or the negotiation with ETA, and which were later demonstrated, in his opinion, beneficial."This decision can significantly help what all Spaniards want, which is for things to be better between Catalonia and the rest of Spain, which the independence movement loses strength and that the dialogue recovers", he assured in ...
Felipe González, in ‘El Hormiguero’: "In Spain politics is terribly underpaid"
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Felipe González, in ‘El Hormiguero’: "In Spain politics is terribly underpaid"

Felipe González's first visit to The anthill did not leave anyone indifferent. Pablo Motos gave him the entire time of the program this Wednesday so that the former president could answer all the presenter's questions. After addressing the theme of the day, the granting of pardons to those convicted of the process, of which he was not in favor: "Under these conditions, I would not give them a pardon", stated González; and show your disenchantment with your party and current politics: "I feel like an orphan of representation, but I'm not just referring to the PSOE"; they went on to comment on other current affairs."Can the low quality of the leaders of the political class be att...
Felipe González rejects the pardons defended by Sánchez: "In these conditions I would not"
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Felipe González rejects the pardons defended by Sánchez: "In these conditions I would not"

The former president of the Government Felipe González has been shown against Pedro Sánchez may pardon to the Catalan independence leaders. "Under these conditions, I would not do the pardon," said the former socialist leader. In an interview in The Hormiguero of Antena 3, Felipe González has said that "if I had to answer simply and simply, under these conditions I would not do the pardon." "I repeat, in these conditions I would not do the pardon," he stressed. On the Spanish Constitution, González has defined it, unlike the North American, as "not militant", that is to say, "that does not declare enemies, although there are people who are against". "Therefore, when swearing, Kamala Harris not only promised to comply with and enforce the Constitution of state United, b...
Felipe González, in ‘El hormiguero’: "Under these conditions, I would not give a pardon to those convicted of the ‘procés’"
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Felipe González, in ‘El hormiguero’: "Under these conditions, I would not give a pardon to those convicted of the ‘procés’"

Former Prime Minister Felipe González visited this Wednesday The anthill to review political news with Pablo Motos. On his first visit to the Antena 3 program, the presenter received him exclaiming: "Today the man who modernized Spain comes to have fun".May 4 marked the 25th anniversary of the presidency of the Government and Motos asked him: "How was the day after?" González replied that "I felt liberated. Even I was fed up with myself.".They also commented on the theme of the day, the granting of pardon to those convicted of the process: "Are you a supporter of pardons?"asked the presenter. The guest replied pointing out that he was going to tell him "what I think, not what I would do"."In ...
The photographer who captured the Transition: "Today’s politicians must learn from that reconciliation"
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The photographer who captured the Transition: "Today’s politicians must learn from that reconciliation"

The photojournalist Gustavo Catalan (Madrid, 1951) for years put an image to the Spanish transition. In black and white. From the funeral of Francisco Franco to the investiture of Enrique Tierno Galván as mayor of Madrid, no relevant episode escaped its objective. All those moments he compiles now in his book A look back (Almud, 2021), in which he selects 80 photographs that his camera recorded between 1975-1982 and that they serve as a reminder of how much it cost Spain to give itself democracy. It is a graphic "treasure" - that is how he defines it - of more than 100 pages in which some images that are recorded in the retina of an entire generation are nested: the return of Rafael Alberti of his exile in Rome, the investiture of Felipe de Borbón like prince of Asturia...
The Police tighten the siege on the authors of the letters with death threats to Iglesias, Marlaska and Gámez
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The Police tighten the siege on the authors of the letters with death threats to Iglesias, Marlaska and Gámez

Security forces begin to tighten the fence on the authors of the letters with bullets sent to various political leaders, aware of the difficulties of unraveling the path of each one of them and convinced of the call effect that their dissemination has had. Some letters that arrived in the middle of the electoral campaign and that the security forces attribute to extremists or people with some mental problem. "They are not threats that have a dangerous component. Anyone who wants to do harm does so and does not threaten before in this way," highlights a high command of the police.And like him, other researchers remember that these types of shipments occur relatively frequently and ...
Felipe González, on the management of the pandemic: "An uncle appears there and says that everything is fine and the future is great"
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Felipe González, on the management of the pandemic: "An uncle appears there and says that everything is fine and the future is great"

Former Prime Minister Felipe González assured this Thursday that "one of the words that most used in any type of populist caudillismo is freedom ", although this" never refer to that of others " but to "theirs." González has expressed himself this way in the preview of the first episode of his podcast, titled Uncommon Tunes, and in which he lamented that "the reality that people live in anguish every day does not correspond to the debate that every day" can be heard in Parliament. In this way, the former chief executive has pointed to populism that offers citizens "a simple answer to a complex problem" in "situations of crisis, stress and anguish.""At the moment that Spain lives ...