18th September 2020

Carles Puigdemont

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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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Over 100,000 attend Puigdemont rally in Perpignan

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Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont participated in a vast political rally in Perpignan in southern France near the Spanish border on Saturday, with over 100,000 pro-independence supporters in attendance.
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Spanish and Catalan governments to commence talks on Wednesday

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The first round of the ‘bilateral negotiation table’ talks between the Spanish and Catalan governments will commence in Madrid on Wednesday 26 February, with the overall
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Pedro Sánchez calls for ‘dialogue’ and ‘agreement’ over Catalonia

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In the Spanish Congress on Wednesday, prime minister Pedro Sánchez reiterated his call for ‘dialogue’ in search of an ‘agreement’ with Catalonia, and asked opposition
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Clara Ponsatí joins Carles Puigdemont and Toni Comín as an MEP

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Clara Ponsatí, the former Catalan education minister who is currently living in Scotland, received her credentials as an MEP in Brussels on Wednesday, despite the
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Clara Ponsatí becomes MEP, despite Spanish electoral board announcement

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The European Parliament has officially recognised as an MEP the former Catalan education minister Clara Ponsatí, who is currently living in Scotland and awaiting an extradition hearing. Ponsatí is fighting
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Clara Ponsatí’s forthcoming MEP status ‘could affect extradition’ from Scotland

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The full extradition hearing for Clara Ponsatí, the former Catalan education minister now living in Scotland, is scheduled to start on 11 May in Edinburgh. But it
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Ex-Mossos chief Trapero denies any ‘close relationship’ with Puigdemont

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The trial of Josep Lluís Trapero, former head of the Catalan police (Mossos d’Esquadra) began at Spain’s National Court in Madrid on Monday. Trapero is charged with
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EU Parliament to consider immunity status for Puigdemont, Comín

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The European Parliament has now officially received the petition from the Spanish Supreme Court to waive the immunity as MEPs of the Catalan pro-independence leaders Carles
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The ‘Jordis’ granted permission for 48 hours prison leave

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The jailed Catalan activists, Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Cuixart, have been granted 48 hours leave from prison, after the Catalan government’s justice department authorised their leave,