Catalonia: The Right to Secede and the Right to Self-Determination

In an address to the Parliament of Catalonia on 10th October 2017, the President of Catalonia issued a ‘suspended’ unilateral declaration of independence (“UDI”) from Spain. The ‘suspended’ UDI followed a controversial independence referendum on 1st October 2017. The referendum, which was mired by protests and attempts by federal police forces to prevent people from … Continue reading Catalonia: The Right to Secede and the Right to Self-Determination