Spanish Supreme Court Sentences 9 Catalan Separatist Leaders to Prison

HeadlineOct 14, 2019

Spain’s Supreme Court has sentenced nine Catalan separatist leaders to 9 to 13 years in prison over their role in Catalonia’s bid for independence. In 2017, the Spanish central government cracked down on separatists, arresting political leaders and charging them with “rebellion,” following an independence referendum and the Catalan Parliament’s declaration of independence.

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