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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.
"We carried out a referendum and we won it": Former Catalan MP faces Spanish Supreme Court
Mireia Boya will not yet be imprisoned, but remains under investigation for her part in the Catalan independence struggle
MIREIA BOYA, former Catalan MP for the anti-capitalist Popular Unity Candidacy (CUP) party, was defiant during her testimony before the Spanish Supreme Court on Wednesday.
The pro-independence politician is currently under investigation for her alleged role in a “strategic committee” to facilitate the independence of Catalonia In 2017.
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.