21st June 2021

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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 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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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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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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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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Jailed Jordi Sànchez seeks meeting with Felipe VI

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The lawyer of the jailed Catalan pro-independence leader and suspended Spanish MP Jordi Sànchez – currently one of the 12 defendants in the Catalan Trial –
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Batet and Cruz confirmed as Congress and Senate speakers

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The Catalan Socialist (PSC) party’s most senior MP in Madrid Meritxell Batet has been voted speaker of Spain’s congress, while University of Barcelona professor Manuel
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Jailed Catalan leaders register as MPs in parliament

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The five jailed Catalan pro-independence leaders who were elected as MPs and senator in the 28 April Spanish General Election – and who are currently