16th February 2019

Jordi Cuixart

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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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A ‘political trial’, ‘act of vengeance’, ‘outrageous’

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The trial of pro-independence leaders in the Spanish Supreme Court is ‘shameful,’ ‘painful’ and ‘outrageous’ according to several political leaders, speaking to the press at
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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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Catalan trial: controversy over ‘rebellion’ and violence

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The trial of 12 Catalan pro-independence leaders involved in a bid to secede from Spain that plunged the country into crisis starts on Tuesday under
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Jailed Catalan leaders await transfer to Madrid

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The jailed Catalan pro-independence leaders facing trial in the coming weeks are expected to be transferred from Catalan to Madrid prisons this Friday 1 February.
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Felipe VI, Puigdemont, Rajoy requested as witnesses

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Spain’s king Felipe VI, along with the former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and the former Spanish Prime Minister at the time of 1 October 2017 referendum, Mariano
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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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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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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