Spanish Suppression Of Catalan Independence Movement Continues To Escalate

Disobedient Media previously reported on the suppression of the Catalan independence movement by Spanish authorities. Since that time, repressive tactics in Spain have increased and Disobedient Media was smeared by Spanish media outlet El Pais, along with Edward Snowden and Julian Assange.

Spain Cracks Down on Catalan Independence Movement

Over the last few weeks, the Catalonian independence movement has provoked escalating and severe reactions from Spanish authorities, despite up to one million protestors taking to the streets of Barcelona. That a member state of the European Union would be able to treat its citizens in such a manner without consequence is deeply troubling.
 

Rand Paul Proposes Defense Bill Amendment To Repeal War Powers

The U.S. Senate will hold a vote on an amendment to the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) tomorrow. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) presented an amendment seeking to sunset the 2001 and 2002 Authorizations for Use of Military Force (AUMF). This will be the first time the Senate has held a vote regarding the AUMF since 2002.

Rohrabacher Calls For Hearings On Clinton Foundation Collusion With Russia

California Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher has released a statement on Thursday calling for hearings regarding possible collusion between the Clinton Foundation and Russia. Rohrabacher had sent a letter to House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce on Wednesday.