Jordi Cuixart (1975) is the president of Òmnium Cultural, an independent organisation founded in 1961 with over 120,000 members and 40 local branches. It mainly aims to promote the Catalan culture and language, education and social cohesion. Òmnium also supports the Catalans’ right to decide their political future.
Mr Cuixart is president of a company that exports packaging machinery and co-founder and chairman of FemCAT, a private foundation of Catalan businessmen.
WATCH THE DOCUMENTARY “20-S”
This documentary proves the conciliatory role played by the two Catalan grassroots leaders Jordi Cuixart and Jordi Sànchez
“20-S” is a detailed reconstruction with the help of eyewitness accounts and people who took part in the events of what happened outside the Catalan Ministry of Finance buildings in Barcelona on 20 September 2017.
“A Chance to Defuse the Catalonia Crisis”
“When a democracy (Spain) sends riot police to beat old ladies over the head with batons and stop them voting, something has gone badly wrong“
“The shame of Europe”
“I’m in prison for defending Catalonia’s rights. Spain must free us immediately” Jordi Cuixart
“Madrid’s heavy handed attempts to jail Catalan independence leaders surrender its moral authority to an undeserving cause”
“The charges of sedition and rebellion are excessive, that’s why we have called for their release”
“We urge Spain to release the nine Catalan prisoners and to solve this political conflict through dialogue”
Human Rights Activist