10th July 2020

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Two witnesses fined for refusing far-right Vox questions

SiE Newsdesk / ACN / Catalan News
Two of the witnesses called to testify this afternoon on the 8th day of the Catalan trial have been fined for refusing to be questioned by the
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Catalan Trial: Day 8 summary

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Witnesses began giving testimony today, on the 8th day of the trial of Catalan independence leaders in Spain’s Supreme Court, including Spain’s former prime minister,
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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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Jailed Catalan leader to run for Barcelona mayor

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A former Catalan pro-independence leader who is in jail for alleged rebellion pending a trial over the 2017 referendum is to run for mayor of
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Opposition calls for 155, Torra a ‘public danger’

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The two main opposition parties in Spain, the People’s Party (PP) and Ciudadanos (Cs), insist Catalonia must be stripped of its self-government again. Both parties
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Six Catalan defendants transferred to lower court

SiE Newsdesk / ACN / Catalan News
Spain’s Supreme Court has transferred the case of six Catalan politicians accused of helping organise last October’s independence referendum to a lower court, following their appeals.
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Sánchez to meet Torra today, as protests gear up

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez will hold a cabinet meeting in Barcelona on Friday amid tight security as Catalan pro-independence groups plan to hold protests
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Quim Torra to join hunger strike for 48 hours

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The Catalan president, Quim Torra, is to fast for 48 hours in support of the jailed leaders on hunger strike. Torra originally planned to go
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Controversy over police and anti-fascist protesters

SiE Newsdesk / ACN / Catalan News
Friday morning saw government officials in Catalonia responding to the outcry over the heavy-handed tactics used by the Catalan police, the Mossos d’Esquadra, against anti-fascist
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Omnium HQ painted with swastikas

SiE Newsdesk / ACN / Catalan News
The headquarters of Òmnium Cultural, the Catalan pro-independence civil group, has had its façade in Barcelona defaced with various red swastikas. The vice president of the group, Marcel