27th February 2020

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Amid controversy, Dolores Delgado set to become Attorney General

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The Spanish General Council of the Judiciary (CGPJ), a constitutional council that oversees the Spanish judiciary, has backed the nomination of the former socialist (PSOE) justice
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Supreme Court asks EU Parliament to suspend Puigdemont and Comín immunity

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Pablo Llarena, the Spanish Supreme Court judge, has now asked the European Parliament to suspend the MEP immunity of Carles Puigdemont and Toni Comín. He is also maintaining
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Prosecutors’ Association reminds Spanish PM about its independence

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Spain’s Prosecutors’ Association [the Asociación de Fiscales (AF)] issued a statement on Wednesday to remind Spain’s acting prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, of its independence, and that
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Public media heads indicted as ‘criminal organisation’

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Spain’s Attorney General has requested the indictment of 27 officials for ‘criminal organisation’ over activities surrounding the October 2017 referendum – among them Catalan public
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Far-right Vox: 74 years for Catalan leaders

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The far-right party VOX has requested prison sentences of 74 years for each former Catalan minister on trial for organising a referendum and declaring independence
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Torra withdraws support of government

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The Catalan president Quim Torra withdrew support from the Spanish government on Friday after the public prosecutor confirmed the accusations of rebellion against pro-independence leaders
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Government defends Attorney General jail demands

Tim Parfitt / Agencies
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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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

Tim Parfitt / AFP / Agencies
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