20th February 2019

Catalan Trial

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Catalan Trial: Day 4 summary

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Former Catalan minister, Jordi Turull, argued in Spain’s Supreme Court today, the fourth day of the Catalan trial, that the government followed the wishes of
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Mariano Rajoy to testify on 26 Feb in Catalan trial

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Spain’s former prime minister Mariano Rajoy, who was in power when Catalonia’s executive tried to secede in 2017, will testify in the high-profile trial of
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Catalan Trial week 2: what to expect

The trial of the Catalan pro-independence leaders enters its second week on Tuesday. After the preliminary questions and the testimonies of two of the prosecuted
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Hundreds of thousands march against Catalan trial

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Over 200,000 people marched through Barcelona today against the high-profile trial of Catalan independence leaders that started this week, according to Barcelona’s Guàrdia Urbana police.
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Catalan Trial: Day 3 summary

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‘I see myself as a political prisoner,’ was how the jailed former Catalan vice president Oriol Junqueras began his testimony in the Supreme Court on Thursday,
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Opinion: Violations of ‘presumption of innocence’ in Catalan Trial

Joe Brew
The ‘presumption of innocence‘ is a human right, enshrined in Article 11 of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In criminal matters, everyone
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Junqueras: ‘I consider myself a political prisoner’

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The lead defendant in a rebellion case against Catalan independence leaders refused to answer prosecutors’ questions as he took the stand today at Spain’s most
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Catalan Trial: Day 2 summary

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On the second day of the Catalan trial, a Spanish public prosecutor today accused Catalan independence leaders of trying to use ‘human shields’ to block
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Catalan Trial: Day 1 summary

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The trial of Catalan independence leaders began on Tuesday 12 February, and for the next few months, 12 politicians and activists will be tried for
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A ‘political trial’, ‘act of vengeance’, ‘outrageous’

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The trial of pro-independence leaders in the Spanish Supreme Court is ‘shameful,’ ‘painful’ and ‘outrageous’ according to several political leaders, speaking to the press at