16th June 2019

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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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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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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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Lawyer Ben Emmerson: ‘Spain is acting like a rogue State’

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The lawyer for the Catalan pro-independence leaders taking their case to the United Nations, Ben Emmerson, has refuted the Spanish government’s accusations of a ‘conflict
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Spain asks UN to disqualify 2 members of panel

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The Spanish government is to formally ask the United Nations to disqualify two of the five members of the UN panel responsible for writing a
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Spain doubts ‘impartiality’ of UN report on jailed leaders

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The Spanish Government has cast doubt on the ‘impartiality’ and ‘independence’ of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention report made public on Wednesday, which