16th February 2019

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Catalan Trial: Day 1 summary

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The trial of Catalan independence leaders began on Tuesday 12 February, and for the next few months, 12 politicians and activists will be tried for
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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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Jailed Catalan leaders demand trial delay

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Five of the jailed Catalan pro-independence leaders have requested a delay in the beginning of their trial, currently set for 12 February. The Supreme Court
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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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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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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 leaders to defend ‘legitimacy’ of referendum

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The Catalan political leaders in jail are ready to defend the ‘legitimacy’ of the 1 October 2017 independence referendum and will not hide the fact
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Supreme Court holds first hearing for Catalan leaders

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Spain’s Supreme Court held a preliminary hearing on Tuesday ahead of the start of a high-profile trial of 18 Catalan pro-independence leaders over their role
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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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Spain’s chosen judiciary head backs out

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Manuel Marchena, the judge chosen to preside over the Spanish judiciary following an agreement between the ruling Socialists (PSOE) and People’s Party (PP), has decided