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News Spain » Politics: Spanish Supreme Court orders arrest of former Catalan MP Anna Gabriel

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-spain-politics-catalonia/spanish-supreme-court-orders-arrest-of-former-catalan-mp-anna-gabriel-idUSKCN1G51KM?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

“I would like to think this case will be shelved and I can return home.” The Catalan independence drive has taken Spain to the brink of its worst political crisis since the transition to democracy in the mid-1970s. It has divided opinion in ...

News Spain » Politics: Citing “political crimes,” Switzerland casts doubt on extradition of Catalan separatist leader

News channel or source: https://elpais.com/elpais/2018/02/21/inenglish/1519204673_212715.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

In an interview with a Swiss newspaper, she stated that “I am being prosecuted due to my political activities and the government press has already condemned me.” In March 2017, the Swiss Federal Justice Office authorized the extradition to Spain of ...

News Spain » Politics: Santiago Sierra Denounces Censorship After His Portraits of Spain’s Political Prisoners Are Removed From ARCOmadrid

News channel or source: https://news.artnet.com/market/santiago-sierras-portraits-spains-political-prisoners-censored-madrid-art-fair-1229117
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Santiago Sierra’s Political Prisoners in Contemporary Spain, which includes jailed Catalan separatists, was removed from the leading art fair Arco Madrid. Photo by Gabriel Bouys, AFP/Getty Images. Spain’s most important art fair—ARCOmadrid—opened ...

News Spain » Politics: Censorship: Madrid art fair pulls photo exhibition of Spain's political prisoners

News channel or source: https://www.thelocal.es/20180221/censorship-madrid-art-fair-pulls-photo-exhibition-of-spains-political-prisoners
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Madrid's International Contemporary Art Fair (ARCO) has pulled a photo exhibition called "Political Prisoners in Contemporary Spain" amid controversy because it includes images of Catalan politicians that are currently in jail. The decision to remove the ...

News Spain » Politics: Spain: Madrid art fair removes 'political prisoners' exhibit

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-43147940
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

An art fair in Spain has removed an artwork which features photographs of jailed Catalan politicians. The operator of the ARCOmadrid art fair said it took the decision as the work risked becoming a distraction. The artist, Santiago Sierra, used pixelated ...

News Spain » Politics: Spain’s Leading Art Fair Removes Santiago Sierra Work Featuring “Political Prisoners”

News channel or source: https://hyperallergic.com/428379/santiago-sierra-removed-arco-art-fair-madrid/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The work features 24 photo portraits of people who have recently been imprisoned in Spain. Plural Play: the CounterPulse Festival and SFMOMA present Upstanding Others Applications for SVA’s New York Summer Residency Programs Now Open SCAD Presents Free ...

News Spain » Politics: Madrid Art Fair Yanks Photo Exhibit Amid Political Spat

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2018/02/21/world/europe/ap-eu-spain-art-controversy.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

MADRID — Madrid's International Contemporary Art Fair has yanked a photo exhibition called "Political Prisoners in Contemporary Spain," prompting charges of censorship against the government-funded body which operates the event venue. The spat comes ...

News Spain » Politics: Spain Art Fair Removes Work Depicting Catalan Leaders as Political Prisoners

News channel or source: http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2451338&CategoryId=13003
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

MADRID – An international contemporary art fair in the capital of Spain caused a stir on Wednesday when it decided to remove one of the featured works that depicted 24 people – including several imprisoned leaders of the region of Catalonia’s ...

News Spain » Politics: Spanish finance minister backed for leading ECB job

News channel or source: https://townhall.com/news/politics-elections/2018/02/19/spain-set-for-ecb-post-after-ireland-withdraws-candidate-n2451239
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — Finance ministers from the 19-country eurozone on Monday endorsed Spain's Luis de Guindos for the coveted post of European Central Bank vice president, after Ireland withdrew the only other candidate. European Union leaders are expected ...

News Spain » Politics: Spain's Supreme court orders the arrest of former Catalan MP Anna Gabriel

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-spain-politics-catalonia/spains-supreme-court-orders-the-arrest-of-former-catalan-mp-anna-gabriel-idUKKCN1G51LA?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain’s Supreme Court has called for the arrest of former Catalan member of parliament Anna Gabriel after she failed to appear in court on Wednesday to answer charges related to the region’s independence push. Gabriel was called to ...