19th August 2019

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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
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Jailed leaders to start journey back to Catalan prisons

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Nine Catalan pro-independence leaders will be transferred back to Catalan prisons by Wednesday after sitting in the dock for four months for the Catalan trial
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Court bars Oriol Junqueras from taking up seat as MEP

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Spain’s Supreme Court has denied the jailed pro-independence leader Oriol Junqueras permission to leave prison in order to take the necessary steps in Madrid that
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Catalan Trial: Final Day 52 – defence summaries and defendants’ statements

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After 52 days of court sessions over 4 months (since 12 February) and 422 witness statements, the Catalan Trial has now concluded until verdicts are announced –
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Catalan Trial: Day 51 – defence summaries

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The closing arguments from the defence teams in the Catalan trial, on its 51st day, started at Spain’s Supreme Court with the lawyer representing for
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Catalan Trial: Day 49 summary

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On the 49th day of the Catalan Trial, the defence teams were finally able to start presenting their video evidence in court. Among their first videos were scenes
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Raül Romeva suspended from Spain’s Senate

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The Spanish Senate Bureau has approved the suspension of former Catalan minister Raül Romeva, who is currently in jail whilst a defendant in the Catalan Trial for
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Update: Full details of UN group’s report demanding release

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A United Nations (UN) Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has called for the immediate release of three jailed Catalan pro-independence leaders: Jordi Cuixart, Jordi Sànchez and