15th October 2019

Hunger strike

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Spanish PM pledges fresh dialogue with Catalan leader

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and the pro-independence leader of the Catalan government, Quim Torra, have pledged fresh dialogue to try to resolve their dispute
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Jailed Catalan leaders halt hunger strike

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Four jailed Catalan leaders have ended a hunger strike begun more than two weeks ago, their spokesman said Thursday. Jordi Sànchez, former spokesman for the
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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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Jordi Turull appeals for non-violence at protests

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Jordi Turull, the Catalan pro-independence leader in pre-trial detention for nearly a year, has urged people to avoid violence during protests planned against a Spanish
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Supreme Court holds first hearing for Catalan leaders

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Spain’s Supreme Court held a preliminary hearing on Tuesday ahead of the start of a high-profile trial of 18 Catalan pro-independence leaders over their role
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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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Borrell: Belgian minister’s comments ‘unacceptable’

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Spain’s Foreign Minister, Josep Borrell, has stated that the comments made by Belgium’s Defence Minister regarding Catalonia are ‘unacceptable’ and that they will be answered.
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Two more Catalan leaders join hunger strike

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Two more former Catalan ministers, Joaquim Forn and Josep Rull, currently in pre-trial detention, have joined a hunger strike to protest against the judicial process of
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Two jailed Catalan leaders to go on hunger strike

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Two of the Catalan pro-independence leaders in pre-trial detention have begun a hunger strike to protest against the hearings due to start in early 2019. Jordi