16th February 2020

Mossos d’Esquadra

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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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Ex-Mossos chief Trapero denies any ‘close relationship’ with Puigdemont

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The trial of Josep Lluís Trapero, former head of the Catalan police (Mossos d’Esquadra) began at Spain’s National Court in Madrid on Monday. Trapero is charged with
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Trial of former Catalan police chief, Josep Lluís Trapero, starts

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The trial of Josep Lluís Trapero, former head of the Catalan police (the Mossos d’Esquadra) starts at Spain’s National Court in Madrid on Monday. Trapero is
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Over 3,000 security personnel to ensure ‘El Clásico’ goes ahead

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Over 3,000 security guards will be deployed for today’s El Clásico match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, following the plans of the pro-independence protest group Tsunami Democràtic to stage
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Police start to clear AP-7, as protestors call to block Basque border route

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Early on Tuesday morning, French police used pepper spray to start removing protestors who had been blocking the AP-7 motorway at the French border, after the
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Hundreds queue to declare themselves guilty for voting in Catalan referendum

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Hundreds of people have queued outside the gates of the City of Justice in Barcelona since 9am on Monday morning, in order to present a letter
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‘Without journalism, there is no democracy’ protest in Barcelona

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At least 65 journalists have been injured whilst covering protests against the verdict and sentence of the Catalan Trial so far, with statistics showing that roughly
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Human Rights Commissioner at CoE condemns ‘disproportionate use of force’

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The Commissioner for Human Rights at the Council of Europe has expressed concern regarding the ‘disproportionate use of force’ and ‘the inappropriate use of anti-riot weapons’ by
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Madrid says protests ‘affecting Catalonia’s international reputation’

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Fernando Grande-Marlaska, the Spanish interior minister, has said that the recent protests in Barcelona and other Catalan cities and towns are ‘affecting Catalonia’s international reputation’. He