19th November 2019

Josep Lluis Trapero

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Focus: two years since the referendum in Catalonia

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A referendum, police violence, a month of protests, a declaration of independence, the suspension of self-rule in Catalonia and the sacking of its government followed
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Informants in Catalan police paid by Spain to fight independence, claim reports

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The Spanish National Police made ‘systematic payments’ to some officers of the Catalan police force, the Mossos d’Esquadra, to act as informants on potential links between
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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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Catalan Trial: Day 35 summary

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On day 35 of the Catalan trial, the former director general of the Catalan police (the Mossos d’Esquadra) told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that
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Catalan Trial: Day 31 summary

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A senior official from the Guardia Civil police was the first witness to take the stand in Spain’s Supreme Court on Monday morning, as week 10 and
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Catalan Trial: Day 27 summary

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Juan Carlos Molinero, the second-in-command of the Catalan police (the Mossos d’Esquadra) during the 2017 independence referendum, began his testimony in Spain’s Supreme Court on
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Catalan Trial: Day 26 summary

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Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont pledged to declare independence if the 2017 independence referendum led to ‘incidents’, according to Ferran López, the then second-in-command of
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Right to defence being undermined, say lawyers

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Lawyers defending Catalan independence leaders on trial are increasingly protesting decisions by judges at Spain’s Supreme Court, which they argue undermine their clients’ right to
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Catalan Trial: Day 18 summary

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Week 6 and the 18th day of the Catalan trial started on Tuesday morning with the testimony of Felipe Martínez, the deputy secretary of the Spanish
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Catalan Trial: Day 17 summary

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On the 17th day of the Catalan trial, government officials who were allegedly in charge of the campaign to advertise the 2017 independence referendum, deemed