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12:53

National

Catalan secessionists cleared of rebellion charges but lengthy sentences dished out for sedition

MELCHOR SÁIZ-PARDO / MATEO BALÍN

The Spanish Supreme Court has handed out custodial sentences to nine of the twelve Catalan independence leaders on trial for their role in the illegal October 2017 referendum. Those given prison time have also been barred from holding public office ... Raül Romeva, Jordi Turull and Dolors Bassa were convicted of the same charges and handed 12-year sentences. Former president of the Catalan parliament Carme Forcadell was given a sentence of 11 years and six months; ex-ministers Joaquim Forn and

11:03

National

Catalonia erupts with violence after prison verdict for separatist leaders

SUR

...for breaking up the protests. Meanwhile, the acting national government was trying to identify the organisers of the violent elements who were encouraging action over social media. Sedition and embezzlement The nine given prison sentences had ... been on trial for their role in the illegal referendum and have also been barred from holding public office for the same length of time as their sentences. The longest sentence, 13 years for sedition and embezzlement, was handed to former Catalan ... sentences. Former speaker of the Catalan regional parliament, Carme Forcadell was given a sentence of 11 years and six months; ex-ministers Joaquim Forn and Josep Rull, 10 years and six months each; and pro-separatist grassroots organisers, Jordi Sánchez

15:57

Opinion

Responsibilities

Rachel Haynes

...cases comes as an anti-climax, with short prison sentences that the guilty will never have to serve and damages that will never be paid. Follow that with further months or years of appealing and by the time final sentences come through we've forgotten ... of cash under mattresses, huge villas in Marbella or Swiss bank accounts. They have received bans on holding public office and lengthy prison sentences for administrating public funds in an unlawful manner. For running a system of uncontrolled ... of public funds can constitute a criminal offence, be prosecuted and lead to prison sentences. Abuse of power, from giving contracts to your relatives to embezzling millions of euros, is by no means something Spain has the monopoly on. However

18:23

National

Long prison terms as judges rule on regional government corruption

SUR

...dismissed by the panel of three judges. The remaining 19 had sentences awarded for offences ranging from misappropriation of public funds to corruption in public office. In the court's damning verdict, finally delivered on Tuesday this week after the trial ... ended almost a year ago, those closest to the heart of the scandal have received long prison sentences. Former president Manuel Chaves.EP Two regional presidents Two former presidents of the regional government were among the accused who arrived in ... Álvarez.EFE Severest sentences The severest prison terms went to those heading departments managing the money. Former director general of Work and Social Security at the Junta, Francisco Javier Guerrero, received seven years, 11 months while Antonio

12:24

National

Catalan motorway blocked, trapping drivers and disrupting transport

SUR

...same road was shut outside Girona. The radical protests were organised in reaction to the prison sentences of secessionist politicians and leaders and timed with the general election results. The groups involved, Democratic Tsunami and member groups

12:52

Opinion

Flip-flop

Mark Nayler

...which time he praised the legal process that resulted in their leaders' lengthy prison terms. But if he refuses to talk, as he has since the controversial sentences were handed down, he would thereby condemn the line he took on secessionists when he came

12:53

Local

Appeal launched against Arcos case sentences

E. P.

Malaga's anti-corruption prosecutor's office has launched an appeal against the sentences given to former mayor of Alcaucín and 32 other people in the Arcos Case. Among other motives the appeal is linked to alleged errors in the evaluation of

15:28

Opinion

Reality bites

Mark Nayler

...phase based on dialogue and the rule of law... [S]o that Catalonia can play its role as a motor for growth in [Spain]". Calviño was talking, of course, about the Supreme Court's sentences for leading Catalan secessionists, finally handed down on Monday ... after a lengthy trial earlier this year. In connection with their roles in organising the independence referendum of October 2017 - in which 92% of a 43% turnout voted to split from the rest of Spain - nine men and women received sentences of between ... nine and thirteen years for sedition. Oriol Junqueras, former vice president of Catalonia, received the longest sentence of 13 years, for sedition and misuse of public funds. These draconian sentences, passed down by a politicised judiciary determined

14:23

Opinion

Communication breakdown

Mark Nayler

Calviño's boss, Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez, has been unable to do in the six months that have elapsed since the last general election? Since nine leading Catalan separatists received prison sentences of between nine and thirteen years on 14 October ... he is in power. The acting prime minister does seem to have dropped his belief in the power of communication with Catalan separatists, though. On a visit to Barcelona after the sentences were handed down, he bafflingly refused to meet with Catalan