19th January 2021

Catalan Trial

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Spain’s Supreme Court revokes ‘low category’ status of jailed Catalan leaders

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Spain’s Supreme Court has revoked the ‘low category’ status given to the jailed Catalan leaders, which now cancels their prison leave privileges. It ruled that
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Quim Torra appeals against ban, seeks ‘justice in Europe’

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Quim Torra has appealed his ban from office before Spain’s Constitutional Court, and also pledged to seek ‘justice in Europe’ after being disqualified from the
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Torra calls action to bar him from office for not removing banners as ‘utterly disproportionate’

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Catalan president Quim Torra faced a hearing at the Spanish Supreme Court in Madrid on Thursday, regarding the final ruling on whether he will be
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Catalonia celebrates low-key ‘Diada’ with de-centralised events

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Catalonia commemorates today (11 September) as its National Day – La Diada Nacional de Catalunya – marking the fall of Barcelona in the War of the Spanish Succession
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Belgian court rejects extradition of former Catalan minister Lluís Puig

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A third attempt by Spain to extradite one of the former Catalan independence leaders, Lluís Puig, was blocked on Friday, after being denied by a court
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Seven of nine jailed Catalan leaders have ‘low category’ prison status revoked

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Of the nine Catalan pro-independence politicians and activists who were jailed for between 9-13 years by Spain’s Supreme Court on 14 October 2019, seven have had their
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‘Freedom is either total or it is not’ – jailed Catalan leaders react to being granted ‘low category’ status

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The justice department of the Catalan government has agreed to grant the lowest prison category to the nine pro-independence Catalan politicians and activists who were