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Head of Product Engineering, Avio
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Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
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International Women’s Health Coalition
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Military Commander in Mosul
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Teacher in Poland
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Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
European intervention in the Catalan crisis is unavoidable amid a systematic bias against secession in the interpretation of Spanish law, says an advisor to the European Parliament.
The former Catalan leader left prison after paying the €75,000 bail on Friday.
German prosecutor to file extradition application to German court for former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont
After Puigdemont’s arrest, the Spain government must tread carefully to keep European actors on side in the debate over Catalonia’s future, writes the vice president of the Catalan Council of the European Movement.
The leader of the nationalist Bavaria Party has filed a case against the detention of the Catalan leader, likening his arrest to an abduction.
Legal experts say German law may pose problems for Spain's extradition request for the ex-Catalan leader. In Belgium, Madrid abandoned its attempt.
Carles Puigdemont's detention threatens to worsen the Catalan crisis that flared last year when the region made a symbolic declaration of independence,
The former Catalan leader has left Finland amid concerns he would be arrested. He has arrived in Belgium where he says he intends to cooperate fully with the authorities.
Fugitive Catalan leader Puigdemont arrived in Finland on Thursday for a series of meetings, an arrest warrant was issued for him a day later.
25 pro-Catalan independence leaders face trial for rebellion, misuse of public funds and disobedience as the Supreme Court in Madrid steps up legal action following last year’s illegal referendum and independence declaration.
Mainstream candidate Jordi Turull was denied victory by far-left CUP party
Thousands of demonstrators marched in Barcelona on Sunday March 18th in support of a pro-unity regional government in Catalonia.
Holding Catalan, Spanish and EU flags, the demonstrators demanded the election of a leader "for all Catalans" to the regional parliament.
Thousands of Spaniards joined a rally in Barcelona called by a grassroots group that uses humour to mock Catalonia's separatist push.
Puigdemont faces charges of sedition and rebellion in Spain and is currently in self-imposed exile in Brussels
Puigdemont said his party would propose pro-independence campaigner Jordi Sanchez as an alternative campaigner.
Spanish comedian Joaquin Reyes thought it was all fun and games when he was shooting for TV in a park outside of Madrid dressed as exiled Catalan president Carles Puigdemont. But his apparent likeness had one local soon call police.
An aide to Carles Puigdemont could be installed as the next leader of Catalan’s parliament, according to local media, while Puigdemont governs de facto from his refuge in Brussels.