18th 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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Focus: the on-going challenge of moving Franco’s remains

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Although Franco died over four decades ago, in 1975, the task of trying to manage the legacy of the dictator who ruled Spain for 40 years
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Junqueras’ immunity: Spanish court consults EU court

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The Spanish Supreme Court is to ask the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) about the extent of jailed Catalan leader Oriol Junqueras‘ parliamentary immunity,
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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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Supreme Court rejects release of jailed leaders

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The Spanish Supreme Court has ruled that the nine imprisoned Catalan leaders will have to remain in detention until the verdict is out. It has
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‘Wolf Pack’ verdict overruled: gang receive 15-year sentences

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Spain’s Supreme Court has overruled the ‘La Manada’ (wolf pack) case’s controversial verdict, charging five men with rape, not sexual abuse, and increasing their prison
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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: 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.