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Government defends Attorney General jail demands

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The Spanish Government has defended as ‘professional, technical and juridical’ the decision of its Attorney General for asking between 7 and 12 years in jail
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Puigdemont: ‘EU can’t be accomplice by staying silent’

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Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont said on Friday that ‘Europe cannot be accomplice’ to the public prosecutor of Spain’s decision to ask request sentences for
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Spanish PM ‘accomplice of repression,’ says Quim Torra

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Quim Torra, the Catalan president, accused Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez of being an ‘accomplice of repression’ after reacting to the proposed sentences by Spain’s
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Prosecutors: ‘rebellion’, up to 25 years jail

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Spain’s Public Prosecutor called Friday for Catalan independence leaders to be jailed for up to 25 years on charges of rebellion or misuse of public
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Spanish artist defaces Franco tomb

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A Spanish artist, Enrique Terneiro, painted a red dove and the slogan ‘For Freedom‘ on Francisco Franco’s tomb on Wednesday, at the vast mausoleum near Madrid where
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‘Council for the Republic’ launched

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An organisation led by exiled leaders called Council for the Republic was one of the three pillars announced by the Catalan president, Quim Torra, right
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Vatican backs Spain’s search for Franco reburial

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The Vatican said Tuesday it agreed with Spain’s efforts to find an alternative to the Madrid cathedral as a place to rebury late dictator Francisco
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Prosecutor to propose sentences for jailed leaders

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The Spanish Public Prosecutor will make public this week their proposed sentences for the 18 Catalan leaders, prosecuted over the 2017 independence push ahead of