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The first part of the article we published, here: https://www.naziogintza.eus/en/about-the-basque-demographic-crisis-part-1/ MIGRATION FLOWS IN THE BASQUE COUNTRY Migration flows come as no surprise in this unfair world with an ever wider social divide. Every year millions of people initiate emigration to affluent countries escaping war, famine or poverty, and this pattern is not expected to change in the short term. We cannot remain...
At NAZIOGINTZA we analyze those factors affecting the Basque nation, its evolution and transformation. Since we promote the dissemination of Basque national consciousness, its language, its culture and its collective personality, we believe it is essential to identify and study those parameters which affect them. One of those parameters, of great importance, is the demographic one; therefore, we will...
Abstract: This article condemns the fact that the only news program produced by Spanish Public Television (RTVE) for the Western Basque Country (TELENORTE) is broadcast almost entirely in the Spanish language, with only 6% of its content in Basque. TELENORTE totally marginalises the Basque language in its programming. And it is curious that the television company broadcasting it, Televisión Española (RTVE)...
The first part of the article we published, here: https://www.naziogintza.eus/en/about-the-basque-national-school-part-1/ PUBLIC (STATE-RUN) VS PRIVATE SECTOR: A POINTLESS DEBATE: Every so often heated debates emerge on the public/private dichotomy for education in the Peninsular Basque Country, with public system advocates bitterly criticizing above all the Basque-language school network or ikastolas. NAZIOGINTZA’s point of view in this respect is clear. In our opinion, that...
At NAZIOGINTZA we publicly and energetically denounce attacks on the Basque Country in the linguistic, cultural or national sphere. And we do it through this website. We collect the testimonies that come to us to inform you, because we believe that knowledge of these regrettable acts is essential for raising awareness. Amaia (the name is fictitious, because she wishes to...
Having its own educational system and total autonomy to design the educational curriculum is a characteristic sign of sovereign national communities. And it must also be one of the main objectives of any political independence movement. There is no doubt that states, through the school, seek not only the personal development and future professional training of students but also...
Publication reference for this article: Manifestu nazionalista (are separatista ere esango nioke, estutuz gero). Txalaparta Argitaletxea, 2008. Translator: Xalbador Garmendia Abstract: To define the nation, Moulines takes as a starting point the definition of D. Levinson: “the term nation refers to an ethnic group, which is organized and mobilized politically, and which shares a feeling of identity and solidarity based on language,...
Publication reference for this article: Manifestu nazionalista (are separatista ere esango nioke, estutuz gero). Txalaparta Argitaletxea, 2008. Translator: Xalbador Garmendia   C. Ulises Moulines (Caracas, 1946) is an intellectual specialiing in Logic and Philosophy of Science. He studied Physics and Philosophy in Barcelona and obtained a Doctorate in Philosophy at the University of Munich (1975). He has been director of the Institute...
JUDGMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF THE HAGUE (2010): In 2008 Kosovo made a unilateral declaration of independence. Serbia took this matter to international courts, and the International Court of Justice in The Hague issued a landmark ruling, in 2010. “International Law does not have an express prohibition regarding declarations of independence. Therefore, the 2008 declaration of independence of...
SELF-DETERMINATION IN THE INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ORDER We frequently read contradictory opinions on the resolutions of the United Nations regarding self-determination. Therefore, in this article we analyze the reasons that may lie behind these different opinions, and in doing so, we note that the documents that the United Nations has made public are often not coherent. For example, it is true...