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Spain Supreme Court orders trial of former Catalan leaders
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Spain Supreme Court orders trial of former Catalan leaders

Former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont poses with the book "The Catalonia Crisis" written with Belgian journalist Olivier Mounton, during presentation in Brussels, Belgium, September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman Spain’s Supreme Court on Thursday ordered 18 former Catalan leaders to stand trial over their role in last year’s declaration of independence. […]

Deposed Catalan leader Puigdemont to return to Belgium
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Deposed Catalan leader Puigdemont to return to Belgium

(FILES) In this file photo taken on March 22, 2018 Catalonia's deposed leader Carles Puigdemont speaking during his briefing of the situation in Catalonia at the Finnish Parliament in Helsinki, Finland March 22, 2018. A German court on April 5, 2108 refused a request from Spain to extradite Catalonia's ousted […]

Deposed Catalan leader Puigdemont says to return to Belgium
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Deposed Catalan leader Puigdemont says to return to Belgium

Catalonia's deposed president Carles Puigdemont gives a press conference on July 25, 2018 in Berlin. Catalonia's deposed president Carles Puigdemont, who has been in Germany for four months, said he will return to Belgium after a Spanish judge dropped a European arrest warrant for him. / AFP PHOTO / Tobias […]

Spain drops international arrest warrants for Puigdemont, other Catalans
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Spain drops international arrest warrants for Puigdemont, other Catalans

(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 7, 2018 Catalonia's ousted leader Carles Puigdemont attends a press conference in Berlin after judges refused his extradition to Spain on a rebellion charge and ordered him freed on bail pending a ruling on a lesser corruption charge. A German court ruled […]

Thousands protest in Barcelona for release of Catalan leaders
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Thousands protest in Barcelona for release of Catalan leaders

People hold placards reading "Free political prisoners" and "We want you at home" during a demonstration on July 14, 2018 in Barcelona, calling for the release of separatist leaders held over their role in the region's secession bid and the return of those who fled abroad into self-exile. / AFP […]

German prosecutors seek Puigdemont extradition to Spain
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German prosecutors seek Puigdemont extradition to Spain

(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 6, 2018, Catalonia's ousted leader Carles Puigdemont leaves the detention centre (Justizvollzugsanstalt, JVA) of Neumuenster, northern Germany, after judges refused his extradition to Spain on a rebellion charge and ordered him freed on bail pending a ruling on a lesser corruption charge. […]

Catalonia postpones swearing in new regional government
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Catalonia postpones swearing in new regional government

Newly appointed Catalan president Quim Torra (C) speaks to the press after a visit to jailed Catalan separatist politicians at the Estremera jail near Madrid on May 21, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / OSCAR DEL POZO Catalonia’s new separatist president on Wednesday postponed the swearing in of his administration after […]

Thousands march in Barcelona to protest jailing of separatist leaders
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Thousands march in Barcelona to protest jailing of separatist leaders

People march during a demonstration to support Catalonia’s jailed pro-independence leaders and politicians in Barcelona, Spain, April 15, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Thousands of people began marching in Barcelona on Sunday to protest the jailing of nine Catalan separatist leaders facing trial on “rebellion” charges. Many chanted “Freedom for the […]

Three jailed Spain’s Catalan leaders appeal to UN panel over ‘unlawful’ imprisonment
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Three jailed Spain’s Catalan leaders appeal to UN panel over ‘unlawful’ imprisonment

A protester holds a banner depicting images of Catalan separatist leaders Jordi Cuixart and Jordi Sanchez in front of police officers during a demonstration outside the Catalan parliament on January 30, 2018 in Barcelona. (Photo by AFP) Three jailed leaders of Spain’s Catalonia region have appealed against their sentences to […]

Spain rules out possibility of Carles Puigdemont becoming Catalonia president again
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Spain rules out possibility of Carles Puigdemont becoming Catalonia president again

Spanish Minister of Education, Culture and Sports and Government spokesperson Inigo Mendez de Vigo makes a statement on the situation in Catalonia at the Spanish Congress in Madrid, October 19, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Spain has ruled out the possibility of Catalonia’s former leader Carles Puigdemont becoming the Spanish region’s […]