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25/02/2019 - 10:57 h

Reprisals during the Late-Franco period (1960-1978)

Memory. The repression during the last yeas of the Franco Regime was prolonged after the dictator's death. This historical period is being reviewed from the perspective of transitional justice.

22/02/2019 - 12:53 h

Regulations against oblivion

Attribution. Municipal regulations approved at the Full Municipal Council will soon enable the establishment of an Assessment Board for granting whosoever requests a municipal declaration of their having suffered reprisals under the...

15/02/2019 - 10:59 h

What about me? Can I vote?

Rights. Voting seems an easy and widespread act, but it is a right that has been - and still is - denied to many residents of Barcelona.

12/02/2019 - 08:00 h

#CelebremBCN with a whole year of festivities and cultural diversity

Cultural diversity. Annual calendar of the main festivities and celebrations held in the city by migrant associations.

14/01/2019 - 08:23 h

Barcelona sees in year 4717 of the Lunar Calendar!

On 2 February, residents with a Chinese cultural background will celebrate the arrival of the New Year with the entire city. According to the traditional calendar, the year just beginning will be 4717 which, under the Chinese cyclical zodiac...

19/12/2018 - 18:03 h

Common front in the city to illegalise the Fundación Francisco Franco

Memory. Broad consensus between municipal groups, historical memory and human rights organisations in the city after the foundation announces its intention to open a delegation in Barcelona.

17/12/2018 - 13:46 h

A well-defined right: the right to housing and migrants

Right to housing. Various activities in Barcelona underline the importance of the right to housing and migrants

14/12/2018 - 13:53 h

Office for Non-Discrimination and the Barcelona Ombudsman establish a coordination protocol

Onbudswoman and OND. In cases of discrimination, the OND will be the municipal reference service when the citizens consider that they violate their rights.

12/12/2018 - 10:18 h

Cities are and will be the safeguards of people’s rights

Human rights. The Conference of Cities for Rights brings together experts from around the world to reflect on and discuss the role of cities as places of resistance against the hate speeches that are being promoted by the extreme...

28/11/2018 - 14:24 h

The Death Penalty and its Abolishment, in Debate

Death Penalty. Currently, 56 countries still provide for the death penalty in their legislation. We analyse this and other data for the event ‘Cities for life. Cities against the death penalty’.


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