16th February 2019

Junts per Catalunya (JxCat)

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Catalan Trial: Day 3 summary

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‘I see myself as a political prisoner,’ was how the jailed former Catalan vice president Oriol Junqueras began his testimony in the Supreme Court on Thursday,
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A ‘political trial’, ‘act of vengeance’, ‘outrageous’

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The trial of pro-independence leaders in the Spanish Supreme Court is ‘shameful,’ ‘painful’ and ‘outrageous’ according to several political leaders, speaking to the press at
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Catalan trial starts: the accused, charges, accusers

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The trial against Catalan independence leaders, which is set to have a major political impact on Spain, has started today, Tuesday 12 February. Twelve people
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PP leader pledges to ‘bring order’ to Catalonia

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Pablo Casado, leader of Spain’s People’s Party (PP), harshly criticised the Catalan pro-independence movement during his party’s annual convention, and pledged to ‘bring order’ to Catalonia. ‘We
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Felipe VI, Puigdemont, Rajoy requested as witnesses

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Spain’s king Felipe VI, along with the former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and the former Spanish Prime Minister at the time of 1 October 2017 referendum, Mariano
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Quim Torra to join hunger strike for 48 hours

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The Catalan president, Quim Torra, is to fast for 48 hours in support of the jailed leaders on hunger strike. Torra originally planned to go
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One year on, ‘Jordis’ remain in pre-trial jail

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On 16 October 2017, Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Cuixart became the first pro-independence leaders in Catalonia to be sent to jail for helping organise a
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Spain threatens ‘legal measures’ over Catalan Parliament vote

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The Spanish government threatened ‘legal measures’ on Thursday after the Catalan Parliament passed a motion condemning the role of King Felipe VI in the independence bid,
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Spanish government: ‘political paralysis’ in Catalonia

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The Spanish government has accused pro-independence parties of causing ‘political paralysis in Catalonia’ and blocking both the government and the parliament due to their internal
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Albert Rivera clashes with TV3 journalist

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During a live televised interview, Ciudadanos (Cs) leader Albert Rivera clashed with Catalan public broadcaster TV3 journalist Lídia Heredia. The head of the unionist party