16th February 2019

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Catalan Trial: Day 3 summary

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‘I see myself as a political prisoner,’ was how the jailed former Catalan vice president Oriol Junqueras began his testimony in the Supreme Court on Thursday,
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Catalan Trial: Day 1 summary

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The trial of Catalan independence leaders began on Tuesday 12 February, and for the next few months, 12 politicians and activists will be tried for
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Catalan trial starts: the accused, charges, accusers

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The trial against Catalan independence leaders, which is set to have a major political impact on Spain, has started today, Tuesday 12 February. Twelve people
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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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Barcelona mayor visits jailed Catalan leaders

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Barcelona mayor Ada Colau visited jailed pro-independence Catalan leaders in the Lledoners prison on Friday. This is not the first time Colau has gone to
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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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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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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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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