16th June 2019

Catalan Independence

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Catalan Trial: what happens next?

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The Catalan Trial lasted 52 sessions spanning four months, in which cross-examinations were heard from the 12 Catalan prosecuted leaders, 422 witnesses and various experts.
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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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Defence teams prepare for final week of Catalan Trial

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The trial at Spain’s Supreme Court against the 12 Catalan pro-independence leaders is expected to end this Wednesday, or Thursday at the latest, after four
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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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Catalan Trial: Day 50 – prosecution summaries

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Spain’s Public Prosecutor called the 2017 Catalan independence push “a coup d’état” during the closing arguments on Tuesday – at the Supreme Court trial of
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Catalan Trial: Day 49 summary

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On the 49th day of the Catalan Trial, the defence teams were finally able to start presenting their video evidence in court. Among their first videos were scenes
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Raül Romeva suspended from Spain’s Senate

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The Spanish Senate Bureau has approved the suspension of former Catalan minister Raül Romeva, who is currently in jail whilst a defendant in the Catalan Trial for
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Update: Full details of UN group’s report demanding release

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A United Nations (UN) Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has called for the immediate release of three jailed Catalan pro-independence leaders: Jordi Cuixart, Jordi Sànchez and