As a general strike and protests took place across Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont vowed to fight Spain’s attempt to try him on sedition charges.
Less than a month before a fresh general election, Spain enters one of the most complex and volatile periods in its recent democratic history, after the Supreme Court sentenced on Monday nine Catalan independence leaders for their involvement in the banned 2017 independence referendum. EURACTIV's partner EFE reports.
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Nine Catalan politicians and activists have on Monday been sentenced to up to 13 years in prison by Spain's Supreme Court for their involvement in a banned referendum in 2017, amid strong reactions from separatists.
Spain’s Supreme Court gave the former deputy leader of Catalonia, Oriol Junqueras, the longest sentence, 13 years, for his role in the independence movement.
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