16th October 2019

Lledoners prison

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Supreme Court rejects release of jailed leaders

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The Spanish Supreme Court has ruled that the nine imprisoned Catalan leaders will have to remain in detention until the verdict is out. It has
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Jailed Catalan leader denies any crime ahead of trial

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The former Catalan foreign minister, Raül Romeva, says that in the upcoming independence trial he will not acknowledge organising a referendum as a criminal offence.
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Barcelona mayor visits jailed Catalan leaders

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Barcelona mayor Ada Colau visited jailed pro-independence Catalan leaders in the Lledoners prison on Friday. This is not the first time Colau has gone to
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Jailed Catalan leaders halt hunger strike

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Four jailed Catalan leaders have ended a hunger strike begun more than two weeks ago, their spokesman said Thursday. Jordi Sànchez, former spokesman for the
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Jordi Turull appeals for non-violence at protests

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Jordi Turull, the Catalan pro-independence leader in pre-trial detention for nearly a year, has urged people to avoid violence during protests planned against a Spanish
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Jordi Turull on hunger strike taken to prison hospital

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Jordi Turull, one of the jailed Catalan pro-indendepence leaders who has been on a hunger strike for two weeks, has been hospitalised in the prison
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Two jailed Catalan leaders to go on hunger strike

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Two of the Catalan pro-independence leaders in pre-trial detention have begun a hunger strike to protest against the hearings due to start in early 2019. Jordi
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Amnesty to ‘monitor’ trial of jailed Catalan leaders

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Amnesty International has reiterated its commitment to continue to denounce the ‘unjustifiable’ detention of the Catalan pro-independence civic leaders, Jordi Cuixart and Jordi Sànchez, in what it
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Basque leader: jailed Catalan leaders ‘unfair’

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The Basque leader, Íñigo Urkullu, has expressed his support for the nine Catalan leaders in pre-trial jail and has called their situation ‘unfair’. Talking to