Category Archives: Spain

Catalonia’s independence referendum: The stage is set for yet another political and legal battle

On 1 October 2017, Catalans will vote in an historic referendum on the secession of Catalonia from the Spanish State. After several years of constitutional wrangling, including a previous attempt to hold an independence referendum, Catalans will be asked ‘Do … Continue reading

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Codominium and shared sovereignty – what future for Gibraltar after BREXIT?

In the aftermath of the recent referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU, Francesco Violi, looks at the status of and options for Gibraltar, a British overseas territory located in the Iberian Peninsular, which voted unanimously to remain in … Continue reading

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