en News - Plataforma per la Llengua News Tue, 27 Sep 2022 15:40:30 +0200 Tue, 27 Sep 2022 15:40:30 +0200 Houdini 2 (http://houdini.antaviana.cat/) https://www.plataforma-llengua.cat/que-fem/en_noticies Zagreb hosts the exhibition "The Catalan Language, 10 Million European Voices"

The exhibition displays data on the vitality of the language and denounces the situation of marginalisation it is suffering from Spanish, French, Italian and European institutions

First opened in 2019 at the European Parliament, the exhibition has already travelled to cities including Lisbon, Cambridge and Bucharest

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 15:40:30 +0200 https://www.plataforma-llengua.cat/que-fem/en_noticies/80/zagreb-hosts-the-exhibition-the-catalan-language-10-million-european-voices https://www.plataforma-llengua.cat/que-fem/en_noticies/80
One million Catalan LinkedIn users would set it up in Catalan

A survey, commissioned from GESOP by Plataforma per la Llengua, also concludes that 35% of Catalans who do not have LinkedIn would start using it if the platform included Catalan

Young people between the ages of 16 and 29 would be most likely to set LinkedIn up in Catalan (52.2%). They are also the group with the largest proportion (48.3%) of non-users who would sign up if the platform incorporated the language

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 15:27:24 +0200 https://www.plataforma-llengua.cat/que-fem/en_noticies/79/one-million-catalan-linkedin-users-would-set-it-up-in-catalan https://www.plataforma-llengua.cat/que-fem/en_noticies/79
2.5 million Catalan Instagram users would set up the app in Catalan if they were offered the possibility

The survey commissioned by Plataforma per la Llengua from GESOP also concludes that 30% of the Catalan non-users of Instagram would use the app if the platform included their language 

This spring, the Catalan NGO has detected that Instagram has translated some of the menus of its web version into Catalan 

Wed, 07 Sep 2022 11:11:58 +0200 https://www.plataforma-llengua.cat/que-fem/en_noticies/78/25-million-catalan-instagram-users-would-set-up-the-app-in-catalan-if-they-were-offered-the-possibility https://www.plataforma-llengua.cat/que-fem/en_noticies/78
1.7 million Catalans would change their GPS navigator to hear voice directions in Catalan

The survey commissioned from the GESOP company by Plataforma per la Llengua also concludes that, at the moment, only 11% of Catalans with GPS have an application like Waze or TomTom which offers spoken directions in Catalan.

Half Google Maps users would consider change their GPS system for language reasons

Almost three million Catalans want the public authorities to contract only navigation systems that include Catalan in the voice assistant

Mon, 23 May 2022 17:33:07 +0200 https://www.plataforma-llengua.cat/que-fem/en_noticies/77/17-million-catalans-would-change-their-gps-navigator-to-hear-voice-directions-in-catalan https://www.plataforma-llengua.cat/que-fem/en_noticies/77
We make a complaint to the United Nations about the judicial persecution of language immersion

In a contribution to the regional minority forum in Vienna, the head of language rights at Plataforma per la Llengua, Òscar-Adrià Ibáñez, asks the special rapporteur, Fernand de Varennes, to intervene to protect Catalan-speakers' rights

Wed, 04 May 2022 09:32:05 +0200 https://www.plataforma-llengua.cat/que-fem/en_noticies/76/we-make-a-complaint-to-the-united-nations-about-the-judicial-persecution-of-language-immersion https://www.plataforma-llengua.cat/que-fem/en_noticies/76
The El Confidencial journalist Marcos Lamelas is found to have defamed and libelled Plataforma per la Llengua

The journalist made up a story that the organisation is "the main support organisation" for former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont in Belgium" and accused Marga Payola of misuse of public money

The libellous accusations have been used by various MEPs from the party Ciutadans in the Catalan Parliament 

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 15:29:34 +0200 https://www.plataforma-llengua.cat/que-fem/en_noticies/75/the-el-confidencial-journalist-marcos-lamelas-is-found-to-have-defamed-and-libelled-plataforma-per-la-llengua https://www.plataforma-llengua.cat/que-fem/en_noticies/75
1.35 million Catalans would change their operating system to get a mobile phone with a voice assistant in Catalan

According to a survey commissioned by Plataforma per la Llengua from the opinion poll company GESOP, 925,000 users would switch from Android and 275,000 would leave Apple

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 09:46:34 +0100 https://www.plataforma-llengua.cat/que-fem/en_noticies/74/135-million-catalans-would-change-their-operating-system-to-get-a-mobile-phone-with-a-voice-assistant-in-catalan https://www.plataforma-llengua.cat/que-fem/en_noticies/74
We are publishing a guide in English, French and German to publicise the position of Catalan to a foreign audience

Plataforma per la Llengua will send the publication to more than 240 places around the world, including Catalan foreign bureaux, universities and international organisations

Fri, 31 Dec 2021 11:37:10 +0100 https://www.plataforma-llengua.cat/que-fem/en_noticies/73/we-are-publishing-a-guide-in-english-french-and-german-to-publicise-the-position-of-catalan-to-a-foreign-audience https://www.plataforma-llengua.cat/que-fem/en_noticies/73
The Supreme Court topples the linguistic immersion model and breaks Spain’s international promises

A survey carried out by Plataforma per la Llengua, the platform for the Catalan language, concludes that 82% of Catalonia's residents agree with the 'linguistic immersion' model

Plataforma per la Llengua condemns the judicial activism that aims to impose a model rejected by the population and by the Catalan parliament

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 10:45:55 +0100 https://www.plataforma-llengua.cat/que-fem/en_noticies/72/the-supreme-court-topples-the-linguistic-immersion-model-and-breaks-spains-international-promises https://www.plataforma-llengua.cat/que-fem/en_noticies/72
A 12-year-old boy has been bullied and threatened because he expressed himself in Catalan in his secondary school WhatsApp group

The boy showed an attitude that should stand as an example to all Catalan-speakers, refusing to be intimidated and continuing to use Catalan at all times.

A United Nations Special Rapporteur recently demanded an end to hate speech against national minorities and criticised the populist politicians who spread it

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 09:59:49 +0100 https://www.plataforma-llengua.cat/que-fem/en_noticies/71/a-12-year-old-boy-has-been-bullied-and-threatened-because-he-expressed-himself-in-catalan-in-his-secondary-school-whatsapp-group https://www.plataforma-llengua.cat/que-fem/en_noticies/71