18th August 2019

Catalan Independence

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Jailed Jordi Cuixart seeks meeting with Pedro Sánchez

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Jordi Cuixart, the jailed head of the Òmnium Cultural pro-independence organisation, has asked acting Spanish prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, for a meeting, and for his group
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Informants in Catalan police paid by Spain to fight independence, claim reports

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The Spanish National Police made ‘systematic payments’ to some officers of the Catalan police force, the Mossos d’Esquadra, to act as informants on potential links between
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As investiture debate continues, coalition still uncertain

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The main pro-independence party in the Spanish Congress, the Esquerra Republicana (ERC) party, extended its hand to Pedro Sánchez during the parliamentary debate to name him as
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The key points in Pedro Sánchez investiture debate

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From Monday to Thursday, Spain’s acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez will try to win the support of the Spanish Congress to remain in power for a
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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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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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Lawyer seeks ‘motion of censure’ against Spain at UN Human Rights Council

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Ben Emmerson, the prominent international Human Rights lawyer representing jailed Catalan leaders Oriol Junqueras, Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Cuixart, has made a formal request to refer
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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