Three Welsh Rights Activists Arrested

Three activists fighting for Welsh language rights, two women and a man in their twenties, were arrested today by police in Wales after they painted slogans on a local government building demanding greater equality for Welsh-speaking citizens from the devolved government in Cardiff. From the Daily Post newspaper: “Three campaigners have spray painted the Welsh Government offices … Continue reading

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Teilifís na Life?

Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg, the high-profile Welsh Language Society, is to launch a new web-based television service, initially operating for two hours a week. From the BBC: “Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg will transmit Sianel 62 via the web to mark the 50th anniversary of the society. Describing it as the first new Welsh language channel for … Continue reading

Cymdeithas Yr Iaith Gymraeg At 50

2012 is the 50th anniversary of the founding of Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg (the Welsh Language Society) and The Penny Post carries a series of articles celebrating an organisation that has revolutionised the linguistic landscape of Wales in the last half-century: “It is difficult to remember how invisible the Welsh language was in the Wales of the early 1960s. It was seen on … Continue reading

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    Nominated: Best News/Current Affairs/Political Blog 2014, Best Mobile Blog 2014, Best Blog Post 2014