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Catalan Trial

Duct-taped barriers at Passeig de Gràcia train station, Barcelona, on May 11, 2022 (by Laura Fíguls)

11 May 2022 10:20 AM

'We won't pay': activists force ticket barriers open to denounce commuter train service

'Batec' movement believes Spain is not investing enough in Catalan railway network, as protest has limited impact

Former Parliament speaker Carme Forcadell in the Supreme Court during the Catalan Trial (image from Supreme Court)

07 April 2022 04:01 PM

Former Catalan parliament speaker takes sedition case to human rights court

Carme Forcadell cites top Spanish court's "embarrassing" partiality

Seven Catalan independence leaders, among them Joaquim Forn in the center, leave prison on June 23, 2021 (by Nia Escolà)

24 March 2022 04:02 PM

Last pardoned independence leaders exhaust all sedition conviction appeals in Spain

Divided top court upholds sentences for Forn and Bassa, now likely to challenge in Europe

Esquerra Republicana's Raül Romeva, left, and Oriol Junqueras at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on July 6, 2021 (by Natàlia Segura)

23 March 2022 03:29 PM

Ex-vice president and foreign minister exhaust all sedition conviction appeals in Spain

Divided top court upholds sentence Junqueras and Romeva now likely to challenge in Strasbourg

European Parliament president David Sassoli (by Natàlia Segura)

11 January 2022 09:32 AM

EU Parliament president David Sassoli dies at 65

Catalan politicians pay tribute to late speaker

Former Parliament speaker Carme Forcadell in the Supreme Court during the Catalan Trial (image from Supreme Court)

28 October 2021 03:00 PM

Former parliament speaker’s appeal against sedition conviction rejected

Constitutional Court upholds Supreme Court verdict against Carme Forcadell, paving the way for European appeal
The Supreme Court judges during the Catalan trial (by Pool EFE)

23 September 2021 01:10 PM

Supreme Court rejects lawsuit against Spain’s president over Catalan leaders’ pardons

Right-wing group accused Pedro Sánchez of breaching his duty

Jordi Sànchez is applauded at the National Day protest on September 11, 2021 (by Sílvia Jardí)

20 September 2021 08:32 PM

Pardoned independence leader Sànchez takes case to European Court of Human Rights

Activist-turned-politician wants an "unequivocal correction" of his sentence and criticizes "violations of fundamental rights"

Head of Spain's judiciary blasts decision to pardon jailed independence leaders

06 September 2021 01:44 PM

Spain’s judiciary head criticizes pardon of Catalan leaders

Carlos Lesmes says sedition convictions had "nothing to do with revenge"

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