23rd August 2019

Carles Puigdemont

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Ursula von der Leyen ‘uncomfortable’ when asked about missing Catalan MEPs

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The next president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, does not consider the situation of jailed and exiled Catalan leaders who have been
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Focus: the ‘Catalan Trials’ still to come …

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The main Catalan Trial that was held at Spain’s Supreme Court in Madrid lasted from 12 February until 12 June – 52 days of court sessions
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Focus: why Catalonia is key to the investiture of Pedro Sánchez

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Spain’s acting prime minister, the Socialist (PSOE) Pedro Sánchez, will take his bid to reclaim the post to a vote in the Spanish Congress at
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UN working group calls for release of four more jailed Catalan politicians

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The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) has now called for the ‘immediate’ release of four more Catalan politicians, with some having already
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Thousands protest in Strasbourg about empty MEP seats

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Thousands of Catalan independence supporters and sympathisers have taken part in an on-going protest in Strasbourg as the European Parliament held its opening session without three
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Spain seeks to close Catalan delegations in Berlin, London, Geneva

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The Spanish Government has taken Catalonia’s foreign offices in Berlin, London and Geneva to court alleging that they serve the interests of the ‘secessionist project’. Madrid
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Catalan leaders take battle for MEP seats to Luxembourg court

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The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) will have its say after Spain excluded three Catalan leaders from the European Parliament, including former
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Junqueras’ immunity: Spanish court consults EU court

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The Spanish Supreme Court is to ask the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) about the extent of jailed Catalan leader Oriol Junqueras‘ parliamentary immunity,