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Indictment for pro-independence leaders confirmed

By Wednesday June 27th, 2018 No Comments

CatalanNews | 247.06.18 

The Spanish Supreme Court has rejected the appeals to avoid trial made by the Catalan leaders involved in the pro-independence judicial case. This way the 25 politicians and activists investigated are officially being prosecuted for several different crimes, including rebellion for 13 of them, something that might carry up to 30 years in jail. The ones not in exile will be judged in a trial expected to take place next autumn (Read the court order in Spanish)

The Spanish penal code states that individuals prosecuted for rebellion and in pre-trial jail are automatically suspended from public office until the verdict is out.

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