16th February 2019

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Catalan Trial: Day 1 summary

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The trial of Catalan independence leaders began on Tuesday 12 February, and for the next few months, 12 politicians and activists will be tried for
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Vox: pro-independence ‘coup d’état is alive’

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The head of the far-right Vox party, Santiago Abascal, says that the fact that the Catalan president, Quim Torra, is in the courtroom during the
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Catalan trial starts: the accused, charges, accusers

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The trial against Catalan independence leaders, which is set to have a major political impact on Spain, has started today, Tuesday 12 February. Twelve people
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Barcelona mayor visits jailed Catalan leaders

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Barcelona mayor Ada Colau visited jailed pro-independence Catalan leaders in the Lledoners prison on Friday. This is not the first time Colau has gone to
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Two jailed Catalan leaders to go on hunger strike

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Two of the Catalan pro-independence leaders in pre-trial detention have begun a hunger strike to protest against the hearings due to start in early 2019. Jordi
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Prosecutors: ‘rebellion’, up to 25 years jail

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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
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Supreme Court orders trial of Catalan leaders

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Spain’s Supreme Court on Thursday ordered 18 former Catalan leaders to stand trial over their role in last year’s declaration of independence. The trial is
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One year on, ‘Jordis’ remain in pre-trial jail

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On 16 October 2017, Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Cuixart became the first pro-independence leaders in Catalonia to be sent to jail for helping organise a
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Jailed Catalan politician can attend mother’s operation

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The Catalan labour minister Dolors Bassa, in pre-trial jail since 23 March, will be able to attend her mother’s imminent operation on Saturday. The Spanish