30th July 2021

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Pardons for jailed Catalan leaders expected soon, despite fierce opposition

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With the Spanish coalition government (PSOE–Podemos) led by socialist Pedro Sánchez currently considering granting pardons to the nine jailed pro-independence Catalan leaders, Spain’s right-wing and far-right opposition
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EU Parliament lifts MEP immunity of Puigdemont, Comín and Ponsatí

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The European Parliament has voted to lift the immunity from prosecution of the former Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont, and two of his former ministers, Toni
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Quim Torra appeals against ban, seeks ‘justice in Europe’

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Quim Torra has appealed his ban from office before Spain’s Constitutional Court, and also pledged to seek ‘justice in Europe’ after being disqualified from the
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Torra calls action to bar him from office for not removing banners as ‘utterly disproportionate’

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Catalan president Quim Torra faced a hearing at the Spanish Supreme Court in Madrid on Thursday, regarding the final ruling on whether he will be
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Political fallout as former king ‘fleeing justice’ puts Spanish monarchy in ‘very compromised position’

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If Spain’s current king, Felipe VI, had hoped that the image and reputation of the Spanish Monarchy would improve following the decision of his father, former king
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Belgian court rejects extradition of former Catalan minister Lluís Puig

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A third attempt by Spain to extradite one of the former Catalan independence leaders, Lluís Puig, was blocked on Friday, after being denied by a court
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Seven of nine jailed Catalan leaders have ‘low category’ prison status revoked

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Of the nine Catalan pro-independence politicians and activists who were jailed for between 9-13 years by Spain’s Supreme Court on 14 October 2019, seven have had their
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‘Freedom is either total or it is not’ – jailed Catalan leaders react to being granted ‘low category’ status

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The justice department of the Catalan government has agreed to grant the lowest prison category to the nine pro-independence Catalan politicians and activists who were