17th April 2021

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Spain’s chosen judiciary head backs out

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Manuel Marchena, the judge chosen to preside over the Spanish judiciary following an agreement between the ruling Socialists (PSOE) and People’s Party (PP), has decided
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Far-right Vox: 74 years for Catalan leaders

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The far-right party VOX has requested prison sentences of 74 years for each former Catalan minister on trial for organising a referendum and declaring independence
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Prosecutors: ‘rebellion’, up to 25 years jail

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Spain’s Public Prosecutor called Friday for Catalan independence leaders to be jailed for up to 25 years on charges of rebellion or misuse of public
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Supreme Court orders trial of Catalan leaders

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Spain’s Supreme Court on Thursday ordered 18 former Catalan leaders to stand trial over their role in last year’s declaration of independence. The trial is
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One year on, ‘Jordis’ remain in pre-trial jail

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On 16 October 2017, Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Cuixart became the first pro-independence leaders in Catalonia to be sent to jail for helping organise a
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Spain’s prosecutor to keep rebellion charges

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The Spanish Public Prosecutor will keep rebellion charges against the nine Catalan leaders in pre-trial jail, according to Spanish press reports that quote sources in the judiciary.
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Jailed Catalan politician can attend mother’s operation

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The Catalan labour minister Dolors Bassa, in pre-trial jail since 23 March, will be able to attend her mother’s imminent operation on Saturday. The Spanish