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The defense of Jordi Cuixart denounces the ‘violation of human rights’ to the Spain’s Supreme Court

By Friday August 3rd, 2018 No Comments

ACN | 03.08.2018

The defence of the jailed activist Jordi Cuixart has appealed to Spain’s Supreme Court that it is “totally unfair” he has been behind bars since October 16 last year. It is “a clear violation of human rights against a leader of civil society”.

There is no reason to keep the president of grassroots pro-independence group Òmnium Cultural in prison, the appeal states. Cuixart always used means within the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it indicates, such as freedom of expression, ideological freedom, the right to assembly and demonstration and the right to political participation.

 

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