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Catalan Trial

Jailed leaders, from left to right, Josep Rull, Jordi Sànchez, and Jordi Turull, walking through the Spanish congress (by Javier Barbancho)

08 November 2019 03:16 PM

Sànchez, Turull, and Rull request their conviction of sedition be annulled

The three pro-independence leaders claim the sentence is invalid due to violation of their rights
Catalan Parliament president Roger Torrent on July 4, 2019 (Roger Pi de Cabanyes/ACN)

24 October 2019 01:21 PM

Parliament speaker warns of ‘criminalization’ of fundamental rights in letter to world leaders

Roger Torrent urges international community to help resolve conflict in Catalonia in letter to over 500 politicians
Screenshot from the Global Spain video depicting Oriol Junqueras as a thief

23 October 2019 02:02 PM

Spanish government withdraws cartoon depicting independence leader as thief

The video published by Global Spain defended the integrity of the Catalan Trial, but the foreign affairs ministry admits “error”
Cuixart and Sánchez have called for the protests to be peaceful (by Roger Pi de Cabanyes)

16 October 2019 01:02 PM

Activists call for peaceful protests on two year incarceration anniversary

Sentenced to nine years in prison for sedition on Monday, Jordi Cuixart and Jordi Sànchez have now been behind bars since October 16, 2017
Image of Carme Forcadell and John Bercow in the UK Parliament in July 2017 (by Catalan Parliament)

15 October 2019 10:55 PM

'Reminder of former Spanish regime' - Westminster debates Catalan leaders’ sentences

Speaker John Bercow says former president Puigdemont would be "extremely welcome" to speak in Parliament

Criminoligist on sedition and the Catalan Trial verdict

Criminologist on Supreme Court's sedition verdict: 'Where are the limits now?'

Marc Balcells discusses the Catalan Trial sentence and the implications it could have on sedition in the future
Police officers clash with pro-independence protesters at Barcelona airport on Monday (by Miquel Codolar)

15 October 2019 03:30 PM

What happened in Catalonia on Monday?

A chronological account of the protests and political reactions following the announcement of the prison sentences for Catalan leaders

Andreu Van den Eynde was the laywer for Oriol Junqueras in the Catalan trial (by Natàlia Segura)

14 October 2019 08:00 PM

'This has been a political trial' - defense lawyers condemn verdict

Lawyers have condemned a verdict, of which the severity "could not have been foreseen"

People's Party's Casado: 'What has been condemned today are actions that violated the constitution'

14 October 2019 03:05 PM

'Impunity does not exist': unionists call for verdict to be respected

Response believes consequences for “explicit attempt to break constitutional order” to be justified
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