Eyeing Catalan leaders, Spain open to discuss Penal Code reform

By |januar 23rd, 2020|Carles Puigdemont, Catalan crisis, Catalan independence, Catalan referendum, News|

In a move to favour Catalan independence leaders, the Spanish government said it was open to discussing the reform of its Penal Code, with the primary objective being to revise criminal penalties in cases of sedition and rebellion.

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Separatist MEPs bring Catalan conflict to the heart of EU democracy

By |januar 14th, 2020|Carles Puigdemont, Catalan conflict, European Court of Justice, European Parliament, News, Oriol Junqueras, Pedro Sanchez, right to inmunity, Spain|

Pro-independence Catalan leaders Carles Puigdemont and Toni Comin sat for the first time as members of the European Parliament on Monday (13 December), calling on the EU to take a stance on the political conflict currently gripping Spain. 

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Brussels court suspends extradition of ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont

By |januar 3rd, 2020|Carles Puigdemont, Catalonia, News|

A Brussels court has suspended the extradition of former Catalan pro-independence leader Carles Puigdemont, his lawyer said on Thursday (2 January).

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EU Court: imprisoned Catalan-MEP elect had right to inmmunity

By |december 19th, 2019|Carles Puigdemont, Catalan crisis, European Court of Justice, European Parliament, News, Oriol Junqueras, right to inmunity|

Catalan leader Oriol Junqueras, who has been in provisional detention for over two years, had the right to immunity the moment he was elected as MEP, European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Thursday (19 December).

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EU Court: imprisoned Catalan-MEP elect had right to inmmunity

By |december 19th, 2019|Carles Puigdemont, Catalan crisis, European Court of Justice, European Parliament, News, Oriol Junqueras, right to inmunity|

Catalan leader Oriol Junqueras, who has been in provisional detention for over two years, had the right to immunity the moment he was elected as MEP, European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Thursday (19 December).

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Catalonia’s ex-leader Puigdemont banned from EU polls

By |april 30th, 2019|Carles Puigdemont, Catalonia, Catalonia independence, News, Spain, Spanish elections|

Spanish election authorities on Monday (29 April) banned Catalonia’s former president Carles Puigdemont, who fled the country in 2017 after a secession attempt, from running in upcoming EU polls. Puigdemont slammed the move in a tweet as a “legal scandal...

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Tensions rise between Madrid and Catalonia as political year begins

By |avgust 29th, 2018|Carles Puigdemont, Catalonia, News, Pedro Sanchez, Spain|

The recent change of government in Spain has helped ease tensions but a lawsuit filed by Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont in Belgium against the Spanish judge overseeing his case risks stoking the fires again.

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Spain drops arrest warrant for former Catalan leader

By |julij 20th, 2018|Carles Puigdemont, European arrest warrant, News|

Spain's Supreme Court dropped a European arrest warrant for former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Thursday (19 July) after Germany refused to extradite him to face a charge of rebellion for declaring Catalonia an independent state last year.

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Germany can extradite Puigdemont to Spain for graft, not rebellion: court

By |julij 12th, 2018|Carles Puigdemont, Catalonia, extradition, News, public funds, treason law|

A German court ruled Thursday (12 July) that deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont may be extradited to Spain, but only for alleged corruption and not on the more serious charge of rebellion.

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In ‘cordial’ meeting with Catalan leader, Sánchez signals thaw

By |julij 10th, 2018|Carles Puigdemont, Catalonia independence, News, Pedro Sanchez, Quim Torra, Spain|

Spain’s Prime Minister signaled a thaw in relations with Catalonia yesterday (9 July), signing up to joint initiatives in a first meeting with the region’s leader but again ruling out any moves toward Catalan independence.

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