The only Catalan jailed leader not involved with any political party, Jordi Cuixart, has ruled out accepting a pardon if it were offered, in an interview with the British newspaper ‘The Sunday Times,’ the Sunday version of ‘The Times.’
“It would mean recognising guilt — and I don’t,” he said.
He has been already a year in precautionary detention waiting for a trial, in which he will face rebellion charges, carrying a sentence of up to 30 years behind bars.
And in the interview he said he is ready for any verdict. “I don’t want to be in prison — I want to get back to my wife and family and business. But I’m prepared, if necessary, to spend a lot of time in here,” he added.
Read full interview here