Summary title: Petition No 0223/2021 by David Hernández Plaza (Spanish) on behalf of Politeia Association on alleged political discrimination in Catalonia
Petition number: 0223/2021
Topics: Fundamental Rights
Name of association: POLITEIA
Name: David Hernandez Plaza
The petitioner denounces the discrimination suffered by the Mossos d'Escuadra police force in Catalonia, on grounds of conviction, in breach of the Council Directive 2000/78 of November 27, 2000, on the establishment of a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation. The petitioner complains of the political use made of the institution and proposes, as a viable solution to end this situation, that the Mossos d'Escuadra depend functionally and hierarchically on a prosecutor's office or judicial body created for this purpose This measure would solve arbitrariness in decisions and political attacks and will guarantee that the orders received are conform to the legality and respect the Spanish Constitution.