17th October 2019

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Marches to Barcelona from Girona, Vic, Tàrrega, Tarragona, Berga

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Five 100km-long marches started early in the morning from different towns in Catalonia on Wednesday, which are expected to converge and culminate in a major rally
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‘Injustice has been served’ – Catalan leaders react to prison sentences

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After the Spanish Supreme Court announced the verdict in the 2017 Catalan referendum trial on Monday, sentencing nine pro-independence leaders to prison for terms of
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Catalan Trial verdict: full details of each sentence

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Below are the details of each verdict and sentence announced by Spain’s Supreme Court for the Catalan political leaders and activists behind the 2017 independence bid. Also
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Catalan Trial verdict and sentences – up to 13 years

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Nine Catalan pro-independence leaders have been convicted to 9 to 13 years in jail, guilty of sedition and some of them also misuse of funds.
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Jailed Catalan leaders to run in general election

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Catalan pro-independence parties are not giving up on their attempt to have their leaders running in the upcoming Spanish general election on 10 November –
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Focus: two years since the referendum in Catalonia

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A referendum, police violence, a month of protests, a declaration of independence, the suspension of self-rule in Catalonia and the sacking of its government followed
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Focus: the ‘Catalan Trials’ still to come …

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The main Catalan Trial that was held at Spain’s Supreme Court in Madrid lasted from 12 February until 12 June – 52 days of court sessions
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UN working group calls for release of four more jailed Catalan politicians

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The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) has now called for the ‘immediate’ release of four more Catalan politicians, with some having already
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Jailed leaders to start journey back to Catalan prisons

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Nine Catalan pro-independence leaders will be transferred back to Catalan prisons by Wednesday after sitting in the dock for four months for the Catalan trial
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Ada Colau renews her post as Mayor of Barcelona

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Ada Colau of Barcelona En Comú has been reinstated as Mayor of Barcelona, despite her narrow electoral loss against the Esquerra Republicana (ERC) party’s Ernest Maragall, thanks