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India’s Controversial Citizen Amendment Bill

            In India, the government passed a bill providing citizenship to non-Muslim illegal immigrants from three neighboring countries through the lower house of parliament. The new measure, called the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), passed through the lower house with a vote of 311 to 80 and analysts predict it will soon pass through the upper …

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Catalan Politicians Receive Lengthy Prison Sentences for Sedition

The sentencing of 12 former leaders of Catalonia’s independence movement from Spain in 2017 prompted mass protests in Barcelona and the reemergence of tensions between the Catalan separatists and the Spanish government. Catalonia is one of Spain’s 17 autonomous regions. The Catalan represent a nation of people, with their own culture, history and language. Catalonia …

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Franco’s Exhumation Upheld by the Spanish Supreme Court

Rehashing the debate over the former Spanish dictator’s legacy, the Supreme Court voted unanimously to exhume Francisco Franco’s body. Francisco Franco seized power in Spain after a three year civil war where himself and other generals rebelled against the leftist Popular Front government in 1936. Franco received assistance from the fascist powers of Nazi Germany …

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