12th August 2020

Belgium

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Belgian court rejects extradition of former Catalan minister Lluís Puig

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A third attempt by Spain to extradite one of the former Catalan independence leaders, Lluís Puig, was blocked on Friday, after being denied by a court
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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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Carles Puigdemont extradition hearing postponed due to upcoming EU court ruling

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The extradition hearing of the former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and two of his former ministers, Toni Comín and Lluís Puig, who are all resident in
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European Court of Human Rights dismisses rapper’s case against Spain

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has dismissed the rapper Valtònyc’s appeal against Spain. The singer has been convicted to three and a half years
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Puigdemont, Comín and Puig extradition hearings set for 16 December

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Extradition hearings for the former Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont, together with two of his former ministers, Toni Comín and Lluís Puig, will be held together in Belgium on Monday
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Clara Ponsatí to oppose extradition ‘robustly’, as ‘not a crime to vote for independence’

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Clara Ponsatí, former Catalan education minister and now living and working in Scotland, has been released on bail and allowed to keep her passport after
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Update: arrest warrants now issued for three former Catalan officials

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This is an update to our earlier report: Spain’s Supreme Court has now sent new extradition requests against Clara Ponsatí, Toni Comín and Lluís Puig
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Belgian court: Puigdemont remains free whilst extradition considered

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A court in Belgium has let Carles Puigdemont walk free on Friday whilst it decides on Spain’s extradition request for the former Catalan president. The
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Brussels asks Spain to translate third arrest warrant for Puigdemont

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The prosecutor in Brussels has asked the Spanish authorities to provide a translation of the European arrest warrant issued on Monday for the detention of former Catalan