7th December 2019

Committees in Defence of the Republic (CDRs)

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CDRs fail to block Sants station in Barcelona, but protests continue outside

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Catalan pro-independence activists, the Committees in Defence of the Republic (CDRs), called on protestors to block access to high-speed AVE trains at Barcelona’s Sants railway
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The far-right and Catalonia mark the end of the election campaign

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Spanish political parties concluded a short but intensive campaign on Friday in preparation for the country’s general election on Sunday 10 November – the fourth
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Catalan president denies any link to activists held on terrorism charges

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Catalan president Quim Torra has denied ‘any link’ with detained activists held on terrorism charges and who have implicated him in testimonies regarding a plan
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Felipe VI visit to Barcelona sparks major protests

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A visit from Spanish King Felipe VI to Barcelona on Monday for an awards ceremony has sparked major protests, and which began noisily on Sunday
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Pedro Sánchez greeted by ‘Sit and Talk’ protestors in Catalonia

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Pedro Sánchez was greeted by Catalan pro-independence protestors when he visited Catalonia on Wednesday for a Socialist party (PSOE) pre-election campaign event held in Viladecans,
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Nine days of protests in Catalonia, and on-going …

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When the Spanish Supreme Court announced its verdict on the Catalan independence leaders on Monday 14 October, sentencing nine politicians and activists to jail for
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Spain now investigates ‘Tsunami Democràtic’ for terrorism

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Tsunami Democràtic, the Catalan pro-independence group behind Monday’s protests at Barcelona airport, is now being investigated by Spain’s National Court for alleged terrorism charges. Sources
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Political parties call for investigation into on-going protests

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The Catalan wing of the People’s Party (PP) has asked the public prosecutor to launch an investigation into the protests that took place all over
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Catalonia prepares for trial verdict, expected early next week

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The verdict in the trial of the 2017 Catalan referendum leaders is about to be announced – with some reports claiming it will be out
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‘No chance’ to extradite Puigdemont on ‘fabricated’ terrorism case, says lawyer

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With the arrest of Catalan pro-independence activists for plotting acts of violence, the Belgian lawyer of former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has warned that if Spain tries