25th January 2020

Catalan Trial

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Ex-Mossos chief Trapero denies any ‘close relationship’ with Puigdemont

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The trial of Josep Lluís Trapero, former head of the Catalan police (Mossos d’Esquadra) began at Spain’s National Court in Madrid on Monday. Trapero is charged with
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Trial of former Catalan police chief, Josep Lluís Trapero, starts

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The trial of Josep Lluís Trapero, former head of the Catalan police (the Mossos d’Esquadra) starts at Spain’s National Court in Madrid on Monday. Trapero is
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Jordi Cuixart leaves prison on 48 hour leave

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Jordi Cuixart, the jailed Catalan activist and head of the civil society Òmnium Cultural group, left prison on Thursday evening after being granted 48 hours leave, as
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The ‘Jordis’ granted permission for 48 hours prison leave

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The jailed Catalan activists, Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Cuixart, have been granted 48 hours leave from prison, after the Catalan government’s justice department authorised their leave,
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Supreme Court rejects suspending JEC ruling that prevents Junqueras becoming MEP

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The Spanish Supreme Court has rejected suspending the decision of Spain’s Electoral Authority (JEC) that prevents Oriol Junqueras taking up his seat as an MEP. The Catalan pro-independence
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Attorney General asks for Oriol Junqueras to be freed to collect MEP credentials

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Spain’s Attorney General office has issued its recommendation to the Supreme Court that jailed Catalan leader Oriol Junqueras should be allowed out of prison in
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EU Court of Justice rules Oriol Junqueras has immunity

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The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in Luxembourg has ruled that the jailed former Catalan vice-president Oriol Junqueras has immunity after being elected as
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Carles Puigdemont extradition hearing postponed due to upcoming EU court ruling

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The extradition hearing of the former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and two of his former ministers, Toni Comín and Lluís Puig, who are all resident in
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Clara Ponsatí’s lawyers seek to summon Sánchez and Rajoy to Edinburgh court

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The defence team for Clara Ponsatí, the former Catalan education minister now living in Scotland and fighting extradition to Spain for her role in the 2017 Catalan
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Jailed Catalan leaders can apply for privileges only after serving quarter of sentences

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A provisional decision was made on Wednesday to categorise the nine jailed Catalan leaders as ‘Medium’ inmates, meaning the prisoners will be able to apply for certain privileges