20th October 2019

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‘Injustice has been served’ – Catalan leaders react to prison sentences

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After the Spanish Supreme Court announced the verdict in the 2017 Catalan referendum trial on Monday, sentencing nine pro-independence leaders to prison for terms of
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Catalan Trial verdict: full details of each sentence

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Below are the details of each verdict and sentence announced by Spain’s Supreme Court for the Catalan political leaders and activists behind the 2017 independence bid. Also
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Catalan Trial verdict and sentences – up to 13 years

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Nine Catalan pro-independence leaders have been convicted to 9 to 13 years in jail, guilty of sedition and some of them also misuse of funds.
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Trial date set for Catalan Parliament bureau members from 2017

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Five former members of the Catalan Parliament bureau will face trial between 19-22 November at Spain’s High Court in Catalonia (TSJC) for their role in the 2017 Catalan independence
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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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Jailed leaders to start journey back to Catalan prisons

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Nine Catalan pro-independence leaders will be transferred back to Catalan prisons by Wednesday after sitting in the dock for four months for the Catalan trial
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Supreme Court rejects release of jailed leaders

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The Spanish Supreme Court has ruled that the nine imprisoned Catalan leaders will have to remain in detention until the verdict is out. It has
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Catalan Trial: Final Day 52 – defence summaries and defendants’ statements

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After 52 days of court sessions over 4 months (since 12 February) and 422 witness statements, the Catalan Trial has now concluded until verdicts are announced –
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Catalan Trial: how might the defence try to refute the charges?

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Spain’s public prosecutor is requesting prison sentences totalling 177 years for the 12 Catalan pro-independence politicians and activists in the dock at the Supreme Court,
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Strasbourg rejects lawsuit against Catalan parliament suspension

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg has ruled that the Spanish Constitutional Court‘s suspension of the Catalan Parliament plenary session due to the place