17th October 2019

Spanish Judiciary

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Brussels asks Spain to translate third arrest warrant for Puigdemont

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The prosecutor in Brussels has asked the Spanish authorities to provide a translation of the European arrest warrant issued on Monday for the detention of former Catalan
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‘No chance’ to extradite Puigdemont on ‘fabricated’ terrorism case, says lawyer

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With the arrest of Catalan pro-independence activists for plotting acts of violence, the Belgian lawyer of former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has warned that if Spain tries
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Carles Puigdemont’s sister denies ‘go-between’ claims

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Carles Puigdemont, the former Catalan president, has suggested that the Spanish Judiciary is trying to embroil him in terrorism allegations in order to persuade Belgium
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Felipe VI: ‘democracy not above respecting the law’

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Spain’s King Felipe VI has said democracy is not above respecting the law, in unusually outspoken comments widely interpreted as refuting claims by Catalan independence leaders
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Trial focus: Manuel Marchena on a ‘prestige’ tightrope

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At the helm of the hugely divisive trial of Catalan independence leaders, Supreme Court judge Manuel Marchena is performing a difficult balancing act, alternating firmness
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Catalan Trial: Day 2 summary

SiE Newsdesk / Agencies
On the second day of the Catalan trial, a Spanish public prosecutor today accused Catalan independence leaders of trying to use ‘human shields’ to block
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Catalan trial starts: the accused, charges, accusers

SiE Newsdesk / Agencies
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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Spain’s image campaign to counteract ‘baseless attacks’

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The trial starting of 12 Catalan leaders over their role in Catalonia’s failed independence bid will be fought between Madrid and pro-independence supporters in the
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Trial focus: Spanish judiciary also on defensive

AFP
As 12 Catalan independence leaders prepare to go on trial in Madrid, Spain has been forced to defend the independence and impartiality of its courts.