Journalist Jean Quatremer reflects on lack of EU presence at award ceremony
07 June 2019 07:35 PM
ACN | Barcelona
The yellow ribbons in support of jailed and exiled independence leaders divide opinion, and now the controversial symbol has led the European Commission and Parliament to pull out of an award ceremony because the prize features one of the ribbons.
Ernest Udina Prize for the Best European Spirit, awarded by the Association of European Journalists of Catalonia (APEC in Catalan), this year went to journalist, Jean Quatremer, from the French daily 'Libération'.