31st March 2020

Josep Rull

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All nine jailed Catalan leaders now granted temporary leave

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All nine of the Catalan political leaders and activists sentenced from 9-13 years in prison for their roles in the October 2017 independence referendum in
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Six of the jailed Catalan leaders attend Parliament hearing

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Six of the nine Catalan leaders who were sentenced to jail by the Spanish Supreme Court for their roles in the 2017 Catalan independence referendum,
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Supreme Court rejects suspending JEC ruling that prevents Junqueras becoming MEP

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The Spanish Supreme Court has rejected suspending the decision of Spain’s Electoral Authority (JEC) that prevents Oriol Junqueras taking up his seat as an MEP. The Catalan pro-independence
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Jailed Catalan leaders can apply for privileges only after serving quarter of sentences

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A provisional decision was made on Wednesday to categorise the nine jailed Catalan leaders as ‘Medium’ inmates, meaning the prisoners will be able to apply for certain privileges
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Defence lawyers on verdict: ‘This has been a political trial’

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Several of the defence lawyers for the Catalan political leaders and activists convicted on Monday morning in the Catalan trial have expressed their reactions to
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Update: Barcelona El Prat airport becomes focus of protests

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UPDATED REPORT: Barcelona El Prat airport has become flooded with thousands of pro-independence protestors on Monday afternoon, who have also tried to block major infrastructure
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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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UN working group calls for release of four more jailed Catalan politicians

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The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) has now called for the ‘immediate’ release of four more Catalan politicians, with some having already