24th August 2019

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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: Day 51 – defence summaries

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The closing arguments from the defence teams in the Catalan trial, on its 51st day, started at Spain’s Supreme Court with the lawyer representing for
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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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76 Catalan MPs protest EU Parliament’s ‘arbitrary’ accreditation

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Catalan Parliament representatives of the three pro-independence parties Junts per Catalunya (JxCat), Esquerra Republicana (ERC) and CUP – as well as the Catalunya en Comú party – have all
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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
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Catalan Trial: Day 45 summary

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The Catalan Trial started its 45th day on Wednesday morning at the Supreme Court in Madrid, with over 400 witnesses already having testified over 3
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Miquel Iceta’s bid to lead Senate blocked

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The leader of the Catalan Socialists (PSC), Miquel Iceta, will not become the speaker of the Spanish Senate after the pro-independence parties in the Catalan
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Catalan Parliament urges Quim Torra to call elections

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The Catalan Parliament has passed a motion urging president Quim Torra to ‘face a confidence vote immediately or call a snap election.’ Despite growing criticism
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Madrid to take ‘monarchy investigation committee’ to court

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The Spanish government is to take the Catalan parliament committee formed to investigate the monarchy to the Constitutional Court. The chamber, the seat of which is in Barcelona,