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Spain jails Catalan leaders, sparking angry protests in Barcelona

Oct 14, 2019 - 7:16 PM

(UPDATED) A judge also issues a new international arrest warrant for Carles Puigdemont, a clear indication Spain will not rest until he and 5 others who fled abroad have been tried for their role in the crisis

INDEPENDENCE BID. Catalan regional president Quim Torra gives a speech in Barcelona on October 14, 2019, after Spain's Supreme Court sentenced nine Catalan leaders to prison terms ranging from 9 to 13 years for sedition and misuse of public funds for their role in a failed 2017 independence bid. Photo by Lluis Gene/AFP

Closely-watched Catalan separatist trial draws to close

Jun 12, 2019 - 12:51 PM

For some, they are 'political prisoners' repressed by the Spanish state – and a protest by independence supporters is planned in Barcelona to mark the end of the trial

INDEPENCIA. File photo of people shouting  slogans and waving Catalan pro-independence 'Estelada' flags during a protest in Barcelona on October 2, 2017. Photo by Pierre-Philippe-Marcou

Spanish parliament suspends 4 jailed Catalan MPs

May 24, 2019 - 10:21 PM

The 4 Catalan lawmakers are in custody and on trial over their participation in the failed 2017 separatist bid

CARLES PUIGDEMONT. This handout picture released by the Generalitat de Catalunya on September 19, 2017 shows Catalan regional president Carles Puigdemont (C), Catalan regional vice-President and chief of Economy and Finance, Oriol Junqueras (L) and leader of Junts Pel Si (Together for Yes), Jordi Turull (R) leave after a regional government meeting in Barcelona on September 19, 2017. Photo by Ruben Moreno Garcia/Generalitat de Catalunya/AFP

The week in photos: February 16-22, 2019

Feb 23, 2019 - 7:59 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

HOMECOMING. Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray blows a kiss to well wishers during a homecoming parade in Makati City on February 21, 2019. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Spain prosecutors seek up to 25 years jail for Catalan separatists

Nov 02, 2018 - 9:27 PM

Spanish prosecutors ask the Madrid court to sentence Catalan separatists leaders for up to 25 years on rebellion charges

CARLES PUIGDEMONT. This handout picture released by the Generalitat de Catalunya on September 19, 2017 shows Catalan regional president Carles Puigdemont (C), Catalan regional vice-President and chief of Economy and Finance, Oriol Junqueras (L) and leader of Junts Pel Si (Together for Yes), Jordi Turull (R) leave after a regional government meeting in Barcelona on September 19, 2017. Photo by Ruben Moreno Garcia/Generalitat de Catalunya/AFP

Puigdemont's party seeks law change to allow rule from Belgium

Feb 10, 2018 - 8:27 AM

However, the proposal is reportedly not backed by Catalonia's jailed former vice president Oriol Junqueras

IN SELF-EXILE. Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont. AFP file photo

Judge refuses to free 4 Catalan leaders as elections near

Dec 04, 2017 - 7:47 PM

(UPDATED) Six other former ministers who were also remanded in custody last month will be released on bail of 100,000 euros ($120,000) each as an investigation into charges of rebellion, sedition and misuse of public funds continues

INDEPENDENCE. Catalan pro-independence center-right grouping Junts per Catalunya - JUNTSXCAT (All for Catalonia) candidate for the upcoming regional election in Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, speaks via video-conference to present their electoral program at the party's headquarters in Barcelona on December 3, 2017. Photo by Pau Barrena/AFP

Catalan talks with Spain 'would aim at independence'

Oct 14, 2017 - 9:09 PM

Catalan vice-president Oriol Junqueras says the dialogue Spain must be geared towards the formation of the Catalan republic

INDEPENDENCE. People shout slogans as they wave Catalan pro-independence 'Estelada' flags during a protest in Barcelona on October 2, 2017. File photo by Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP

Spain's Catalonia again calls for Scottish-style independence vote

Mar 20, 2017 - 11:15 AM

Catalan leaders: The scenario of an agreed referendum is what we desire in Catalonia

ANOTHER REFERENDUM? This file photo taken on September 11, 2016 shows people waving 'Estaladas' (pro-independence Catalan flags) during a pro-independence demonstration in Barcelona during the National Day of Catalonia 'Diada'. Josep Lago/AFP