27th September 2020

Catalan Trial

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Far-right Vox: 74 years for Catalan leaders

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The far-right party VOX has requested prison sentences of 74 years for each former Catalan minister on trial for organising a referendum and declaring independence
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Torra withdraws support of government

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The Catalan president Quim Torra withdrew support from the Spanish government on Friday after the public prosecutor confirmed the accusations of rebellion against pro-independence leaders
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Government defends Attorney General jail demands

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The Spanish Government has defended as ‘professional, technical and juridical’ the decision of its Attorney General for asking between 7 and 12 years in jail
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Puigdemont: ‘EU can’t be accomplice by staying silent’

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Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont said on Friday that ‘Europe cannot be accomplice’ to the public prosecutor of Spain’s decision to ask request sentences for
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Spanish PM ‘accomplice of repression,’ says Quim Torra

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Quim Torra, the Catalan president, accused Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez of being an ‘accomplice of repression’ after reacting to the proposed sentences by Spain’s
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Prosecutors: ‘rebellion’, up to 25 years jail

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Spain’s Public Prosecutor called Friday for Catalan independence leaders to be jailed for up to 25 years on charges of rebellion or misuse of public
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Prosecutor to propose sentences for jailed leaders

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The Spanish Public Prosecutor will make public this week their proposed sentences for the 18 Catalan leaders, prosecuted over the 2017 independence push ahead of
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Supreme Court orders trial of Catalan leaders

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Spain’s Supreme Court on Thursday ordered 18 former Catalan leaders to stand trial over their role in last year’s declaration of independence. The trial is