Mudcat Café message #3886724 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #162903   Message #3886724
Posted By: Iains
04-Nov-17 - 08:54 AM
Thread Name: BS: Catalonia: pros and cons of separation
Subject: RE: BS: Catalonia: pros and cons of separation
"Well, just think. In some countries not governed by the human rights standards and the rule of law insisted on by the EU, he might have been thrown into a dungeon or had his bonce cut off by now. Good old EU, say I."

A fellow core EU member state has imprisoned without trial or bail a substantial portion of the government elected by its people to carry out its mandate, to hold a referendum on independence from Spain!

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/nov/03/catalonia-spain-basque-breton-bavaria-europe