17th October 2019

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Spanish government asks court to warn Catalan parliament speaker

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Spain’s acting socialist (PSOE) government has challenged two Catalan Parliament resolutions in the Constitutional Court, and asked the court to remind the speaker and parliament’s
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Court overturns Catalan Parliament resolution to investigate monarchy

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Spain’s Constitutional Court has overturned a resolution passed in March by the Catalan Parliament to set up a committee to investigate the Spanish monarchy and its
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Spain to challenge Catalan motions on self-determination, amnesty and Guardia Civil

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Spain is to challenge the motions passed by the Catalan parliament on Thursday seeking self-determination, amnesty and the removal of the Guardia Civil from Catalonia. The cabinet in
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Seven years of pro-independence rallies during Catalonia’s ‘La Diada’

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Catalonia’s pro-independence supporters are planning a huge rally this Wednesday 11 September to again coincide with La Diada (Catalonia’s National Day). It will also be a test
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Tweet over ‘Spain’s crucial role’ in 1944 liberation of Paris sparks controversy

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A tweet from the Spanish government’s Ministry of Justice regarding Spain’s ‘crucial role’ in liberating Paris from the Nazis in 1944 caused a controversy on
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Spain seeks to close Catalan delegations in Berlin, London, Geneva

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The Spanish Government has taken Catalonia’s foreign offices in Berlin, London and Geneva to court alleging that they serve the interests of the ‘secessionist project’. Madrid
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Lawyer seeks ‘motion of censure’ against Spain at UN Human Rights Council

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Ben Emmerson, the prominent international Human Rights lawyer representing jailed Catalan leaders Oriol Junqueras, Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Cuixart, has made a formal request to refer
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Catalan Trial: what happens next?

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The Catalan Trial lasted 52 sessions spanning four months, in which cross-examinations were heard from the 12 Catalan prosecuted leaders, 422 witnesses and various experts.