13th August 2020

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Clara Ponsatí becomes MEP, despite Spanish electoral board announcement

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The European Parliament has officially recognised as an MEP the former Catalan education minister Clara Ponsatí, who is currently living in Scotland and awaiting an extradition hearing. Ponsatí is fighting
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EU Parliament to consider immunity status for Puigdemont, Comín

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The European Parliament has now officially received the petition from the Spanish Supreme Court to waive the immunity as MEPs of the Catalan pro-independence leaders Carles
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Carles Puigdemont and Toni Comín debut as MEPs

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Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and his former minister Toni Comín made their debut as MEPs in the European Parliament on Monday, just over seven months after winning
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EU Parliament reverses decision on Oriol Junqueras MEP status

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The European Parliament has reversed its decision on the status of jailed Catalan leader Oriol Junqueras as an MEP, and instead endorsed this week’s ruling by
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Judge refuses to release Junqueras after family file for ‘Habeas Corpus’

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A judge at the local court in Manresa (Barcelona) has refused to release the jailed Catalan independence leader Oriol Junqueras, after the politician’s family filed a petition on
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Supreme Court rules to keep Junqueras in jail, denying MEP immunity

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The Spanish Supreme Court has now formally denied Catalan jailed leader Oriol Junqueras parliamentary immunity, and will not free him to receive his accreditation as an
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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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Puigdemont, Junqueras, Comín now officially recognised as MEPs

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Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, his former jailed vice president Oriol Junqueras, and former minister Toni Comín, have all been officially recognised as MEPs by
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Quim Torra ratified as Catalan president, despite electoral authority ruling

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Catalan president Quim Torra appeared before an extraordinary plenary session of the Catalan Parliament at his own request on Saturday afternoon, only a day after Spain’s Electoral
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Spanish Electoral Authority will not allow Oriol Junqueras to become MEP

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The Spanish Electoral Authority (JEC) will not allow jailed Catalan leader Oriol Junqueras to receive his accreditation as an MEP – despite a recent ruling