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EUSKARALDIA: LIVING IN BASQUE FOR 11 DAYS

We have bore witness to a new initiative called Euskaraldia in favour of Basque language held in late 2018 throughout all the Basque Country. All Basque speakers have been invited…

WHAT IS AND WHAT DOES THE COUNCIL FOR THE CATALAN REPUBLIC DO? TEN QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Vilaweb website, 2018-12-09. The political situation in Catalonia is red-hot. The President of the Catalan Government, the Generalitat, and some of its ministers are in exile, other are detained, with…

PRESENT-DAY SITUATION OF WELSH

COLIN NOSWORTHY and MAIA JONES “CYMDEITHAS YR IAITH GYMRAEG”. Within Europe, Welsh is the language that most closely resembles Basque in its sociolinguistic situation. At least that has been the…

ELECTION IN SOUTH TYROL: NATIONALISTS DROP

The October 2018 vote in South Tyrol confirms the nationalists’ dominance, while Italian political parties, always a minority in that German speaking country of north Italy, have risen. South Tyrol…

NEW GALICIAN DAILY IN THE PIPELINE

The history of Galician language press is very long, tracing back to the early 20th century’s renowned newspaper A Nosa Terra. Notwithstanding its prolific past, present-day situation is bleak, with…

THE NORTHERN BASQUE COMMUNITY UP FOR BASQUE LANGUAGE OFFICIALITY

On 23 June, the Basque Agglomeration Community, the only official institution regrouping the whole Northern Basque Country, took a step of high symbolic value, officially declaring Basque a native language….

ETA CONFIRMS ITS TERMINATION

NAZIOGINTZA’S communiqué: It is our obligation towards our international audience to make it clear first off that our words in this article had to be carefully chosen because of the…

VIA GALEGA, NEW POPULAR NATIONAL MOVEMENT IN GALICIA

Promotion of national awareness and demand for the right to self-determination. These are the main goals of VIA GALEGA, the new Galician popular movement presented in public on 3 March…

JOXE MANUEL ODRIOZOLA, BASQUE LANGUAGE ACTIVIST AND WRITER: “Unfortunately, there is not strong evidence anywhere attesting to a Basque national language policy”

We agreed to meet Joxe Manuel Odriozola in San Sebastian on a rainy Winter afternoon. A retired Basque teacher with a long experience at his job, he has not onlyt…

NO DEAL ON THE IRISH LANGUAGE LAW IN THE NORTH OF IRELAND

JAKE MAC SIACAIS Director of Forbairt Feirste. Last Friday, 16/2/18, there was renewed hope and huge speculation in the media that a deal around Irish Language legislation was imminent. By…