Mario Magarò

FREELANCE JOURNALIST AND RESEARCHER

Category Video

Italy seizes migrant rescue ship of NGO awaiting sentence

AFP – Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms say they are awaiting a sentence after their migrant rescue boat was impounded by Italian authorities on suspicion of aiding illegal immigration. https://www.gettyimages.de/detail/video/spanish-ngo-proactiva-open-arms-say-they-are-nachrichtenfilmmaterial/935874358

Pro-independence demo at Barcelona train station

AFP – People in Barcelona gather at the train station to protest against the imprisonment of Catalan politicians, who were involved in the independence referendum held in Catalonia on October 1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZr_Plh-bVM

Protests in Barcelona after ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont arrest

AFP – Thousands of people, many carrying Catalan separatist flags, are demonstrating in Barcelona on Sunday after German police arrested Catalonia’s former president Carles Puigdemont, according to an AFP reporter on the scene. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlKD0optxDE

Catalonia: large separatist rally for a referendum

AFP – Several thousand people rallied on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in Barcelona, to defend a referendum on the independence of Catalonia that the separatist regional government claims to organize on October 1, despite the ban of the Spanish Constitutional Court. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbyyp25V9AU

Three Spanish architects win the Pritzker Prize

AFP – Three relatively unknown Spanish architects — Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta — have won the prestigious Pritzker Prize for modern works that are deeply rooted in their local surroundings. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJC1Cp9-tL4

Spanish rugby club offers hope to Cameroon migrant

AFP – Yves trekked for years through Africa from Cameroon before arriving in Spain where he now plays rugby, realising a life-long ambition even if his daily life is still a struggle. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euDT8U1CFi4

Bye-bye locals: Europe’s city centres sound alarm

AFP – In Barcelona the number of locals living in the Gothic district has dropped by over a third since 2006, and many in the city blame home-renting platforms like Airbnb for emptying the historic city centre of residents, in a trend seen across Europe. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGnfFfeeCQY

Catalogna, le diverse voci del separatismo

Rai News – Si avvicinano le elezioni in Catalogna, fissate da Madrid per il 21 dicembre, in un clima di tensione. L’ex presidente catalano, Carles Puigdemont, resta a Bruxelles con quattro ex ministri del suo governo. Se rientrassero in Spagna potrebbero essere arrestati, come accaduto ad altri esponenti separatisti. Una galassia composita quella del fronte secessionista, che si prepara alle elezioni con più liste e sfumature diverse nelle loro rivendicazioni.

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Puidgemont, presidente Catalogna: faremo rispettare l’esito del referendum sull’indipendenza

Rai News – La Catalogna marcia verso il referendum del 1 ottobre per l’indipendenza dalla Spagna. I gruppi separatisti hanno consegnato al Parlamento regionale la legge per la convocazione del voto, che Madrid definisce illegale e promette di fermare a tutti i costi. “Piuttosto che rinunciare al referendum mi faccio arrestare”, risponde il presidente catalano Carles Puigdemont. http://www.rainews.it/dl/rainews/media/Son-magaro-barcellona-020817-171-0752614e-56b1-4312-9f2a-d84557ecbc57.html

Vinceremo di nuovo, e l’Europa dovrà ascoltare la voce della Catalogna

Eastwest – Il futuro della Catalogna torna in gioco nelle elezioni del 21 dicembre. I separatisti vogliono un’ampia vittoria per costringere Madrid al dialogo sull’indipendenza. Gli unionisti cercano nelle urne la stabilità. Per tutti un test sulla profondità della ferita aperta dallo scontro di ottobre. https://eastwest.eu/it/video/video-indipendenza-catalogna-voto-21-dicembre