16th July 2019

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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
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General Election focus: the ERC party

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Esquerra Republicana (ERC) – the ‘Republican Left of Catalonia’ party – has been crusading for an independent, social democratic Catalan state for 88 years. It
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Catalan Trial: Day 34 summary

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On day 34 of the Catalan trial of pro-independence leaders – now entering its 11th week – former Catalan government officials testified in Spain’s Supreme Court.
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Catalan Trial: Day 20 summary

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Day 20 of the trial of Catalan pro-independence leaders accused of organising the 2017 referendum began with 10 more Guardia Civil police officers summoned as
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Hundreds of thousands march against Catalan trial

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Over 200,000 people marched through Barcelona today against the high-profile trial of Catalan independence leaders that started this week, according to Barcelona’s Guàrdia Urbana police.
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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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Madrid, Catalans accuse each other of ‘stalled’ talks

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Spain’s socialist government and the Catalan pro-independence parties have accused each other of breaking off negotiations aimed at easing the secession crisis. The mutual accusations
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Spanish government and Catalan leaders in fresh talks

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Spain’s deputy prime minister met Catalan pro-independence leaders on Thursday as both sides pursue complex talks on the region’s future initiated by Prime Minister Pedro
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Sánchez seeks Catalan support for budget

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Spain’s Socialist government has presented its draft 2019 Budget, and which will start parliamentary procedures on Monday – but whether it will succeed remains far from certain.