Skip to comments.Catalan Ex-President Puigdemont Demands Spain Recognize Election Results
Posted on 01/01/2018 11:31:02 PM PST by Michael van der Galien
Former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont has called on the Spanish government to finally and officially recognize last month's election results in Catalonia.
From his safe haven in Brussels, the city where he's hiding from the tyrannical Madrid government, Puigdemont said that the regional government, which was disposed of by the Spanish government, has to be reinstated. And yes, he wants to once again lead his people (to independence). "What is Prime Minister Rajoy waiting for to acknowledge the result?" Puigdemont asked out loud on Old Year's Day.
The answer, of course, is that Rajoy is simply hoping and praying that this problem disappears all by itself. He wants to prolong possible negotiations, hoping that this will eventually enable him to ignore the election results altogether. Rajoy plans to bring pro-unity party Ciudadanos and its leader Inés Arrimadas to power.
It's now time for the international community -- and especially for the European Union -- to force Madrid to take the Catalonian election results seriously and to abide by them. All EU countries have signed the UN treaties guaranteeing people "the right to self-determination." And the EU presidency has emphasized this right several times, describing it as one of the most fundamental rights "peoples" have:
"The right of peoples to self-determination features prominently in the main instruments concerning human rights, such as the United Nations Charter or the two International Covenants on civil and political rights and on economic, social and cultural rights respectively.
"As the United Nations Charter points out, the development of good relations between nations must be founded on the principle of equal rights and self-determination of peoples."
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The Catalan people voluntarily disarmed themselves and put their faith in the government to protect them. Now they have no means to protect themselves from Madrid. They aren’t going anywhere and Puigdemont can’t set foot back in Spain without being thrown in jail. Some people never learn.
What was the Spanish government thinking? They’ve antagonized the largest group of voters probably a little more than half the voters who want independence and they gave the independence parties a majority of the seats.
But of course the folks in Madrid won’t allow the folks in Barcelona to break away.
The Globalists don’t want small independent nations anyway, they want one big system that’s blends in with big transnational corporations.
Sounds like Hillary “demanding” an election result.
So if California votes to secede then you would be ok with that.
Why fight the insanity that other people have chosen for themselves in what many people already call “Norte Mexico”?
Wasn’t one Civil War enough?
It would be like the Brexit deal I guess from the European Union. Cut the deal and move on.......
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