23rd August 2019

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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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Poll predicts PSOE would increase gains in new election

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Spain’s Socialist Party (PSOE) led by acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez would result as the clear winner in a new general election, a new poll
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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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Lawyer seeks ‘motion of censure’ against Spain at UN Human Rights Council

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Ben Emmerson, the prominent international Human Rights lawyer representing jailed Catalan leaders Oriol Junqueras, Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Cuixart, has made a formal request to refer
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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