23rd July 2024

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Spain’s public prosecutor requests new EU arrest warrant for Carles Puigdemont

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See end of report for update. Spain’s public prosecutor has asked the Supreme Court to issue a new European Arrest Warrant for former Catalan president
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Mixed interpretations follow EU court’s ruling regarding extradition of Catalan politicians

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The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled on Tuesday that Belgium’s decision to refuse the extradition of Catalan pro-independence official Lluís Puig to Spain is
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EU Parliament lifts MEP immunity of Puigdemont, Comín and Ponsatí

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The European Parliament has voted to lift the immunity from prosecution of the former Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont, and two of his former ministers, Toni
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Belgian court rejects extradition of former Catalan minister Lluís Puig

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A third attempt by Spain to extradite one of the former Catalan independence leaders, Lluís Puig, was blocked on Friday, after being denied by a court
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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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Clara Ponsatí’s forthcoming MEP status ‘could affect extradition’ from Scotland

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The full extradition hearing for Clara Ponsatí, the former Catalan education minister now living in Scotland, is scheduled to start on 11 May in Edinburgh. But it