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    • Javier Ruano
    • 29.09.12 | 01:53 (IST)

    Thank you for saying a lot of truths that many people don't know about or choose to deny about the reality of Catalunya. You can be sure we will be allies with Israel for we have a very important thing in common. We are both mature societies with a very strong sense of culture and community. Spain is everything but that, which is one more reason we don't want to belong anymore. And let's not fool ourselves, Catalans never wanted to be ruled by Castilla: Catalonia was occupied by force after a war that was coming for centuries of misunderstandings between Castilla and the Catalan Countries. The persecution we have suffered has only made us stronger and more aware of the treasure we have in our culture and heritage, so I want to think we can be thankful for something and specially for having arrived to this very important moment in our history when we are going to claim the freedom that was taken from us almost 300 years ago. One thing we can all be sure of, if international politics had not evolved to the point they have now, Barcelona would have been bombed once again, like they always did every time Catalans fought for their rights. Visca Catalunya lliure i Visca Israel!

    from the article: Viva Catalonia, Viva Israel
    First published 06:38 28.09.12 | Last updated 06:38 28.09.12
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