19th June 2024

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Lawyer seeks ‘motion of censure’ against Spain at UN Human Rights Council

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Ben Emmerson, the prominent international Human Rights lawyer representing jailed Catalan leaders Oriol Junqueras, Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Cuixart, has made a formal request to refer
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Lawyer Ben Emmerson: ‘Spain is acting like a rogue State’

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The lawyer for the Catalan pro-independence leaders taking their case to the United Nations, Ben Emmerson, has refuted the Spanish government’s accusations of a ‘conflict
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Spain asks UN to disqualify 2 members of panel

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The Spanish government is to formally ask the United Nations to disqualify two of the five members of the UN panel responsible for writing a
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UN Working Group demands immediate release of Catalan leaders

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Note: This original report was published on 29 May. The UN Working Group then later called for the immediate release of four more jailed Catalan