Jailed for demonstrating for indy: ´The Two Jordis' still awaiting trial 1 year on
Amnesty calls for “immediate release” of Catalan independence activists Jordi Cuixart and Jordi Sànchez
TODAY (16 October) marks one year since the arrest of the Catalan independence activists Jordi Sanchez and Jordi Cuixart – better known to the pro-independence grassroots as ‘the Two Jordis’ – who remain in prison and have yet to face trial.
Catalan Parliament races to debate potential president before his possible arrest
Catalan MP Jordi Turull may be arrested on Friday, following a parliamentary debate on his candidacy for president this evening
THE CATALAN PARLIAMENT will convene for a hastily arranged debate on whether Jordi Turull will become the next president of Catalonia, despite his possible arrest by Spanish authorities on Friday.
Spanish Supreme Court rejects release of jailed Catalan politician for leadership vote
Jordi Sànchez’s bid for the Catalan presidency is supported by two key pro-independence parties
JORDI SANCHEZ, the imprisoned former leader of the Catalan National Assembly (ANC), has been denied permission by the Spanish Supreme Court to be temporarily freed in order to be sworn in as Catalan president.
Sànchez was named by former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont as his preferred successor after Puigdemont “provisionally” stepped down from the presidency while he remains in exile in Belgium.
Amnesty International calls for release of imprisoned Catalan leader
The Spanish Supreme Court yesterday refused to release Jordi Sànchez, as he “maintains his pro-independence ideology”
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL has called for the immediate release of Catalan grassroots activist Jordi Sànchez following the Spanish Supreme Court’s announcement that he will remain imprisoned.