16th June 2019

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Catalan Trial: Day 51 – defence summaries

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The closing arguments from the defence teams in the Catalan trial, on its 51st day, started at Spain’s Supreme Court with the lawyer representing for
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Pedro Sánchez to form new Spanish Government

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Acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez is to form a new government in Spain, after receiving and accepting the order from Felipe VI to be the
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Catalan Trial: how might the defence try to refute the charges?

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Spain’s public prosecutor is requesting prison sentences totalling 177 years for the 12 Catalan pro-independence politicians and activists in the dock at the Supreme Court,
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Catalan Trial: Day 50 – prosecution summaries

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Spain’s Public Prosecutor called the 2017 Catalan independence push “a coup d’état” during the closing arguments on Tuesday – at the Supreme Court trial of
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Lawyer Ben Emmerson: ‘Spain is acting like a rogue State’

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The lawyer for the Catalan pro-independence leaders taking their case to the United Nations, Ben Emmerson, has refuted the Spanish government’s accusations of a ‘conflict
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Spain asks UN to disqualify 2 members of panel

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The Spanish government is to formally ask the United Nations to disqualify two of the five members of the UN panel responsible for writing a
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Spain doubts ‘impartiality’ of UN report on jailed leaders

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The Spanish Government has cast doubt on the ‘impartiality’ and ‘independence’ of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention report made public on Wednesday, which
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Catalan Trial: Day 49 summary

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On the 49th day of the Catalan Trial, the defence teams were finally able to start presenting their video evidence in court. Among their first videos were scenes
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Update: Full details of UN group’s report demanding release

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A United Nations (UN) Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has called for the immediate release of three jailed Catalan pro-independence leaders: Jordi Cuixart, Jordi Sànchez and