Spain's prosecutor warns over Catalonia referendum as leaflets seized
Sunday, 17 September 2017 BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spanish authorities on Sunday pursued efforts to block an independence vote in Catalonia, seizing campaign materials as the chief prosecutor said jailing the region's top politician could not be ruled out.
The Spanish government has moved to crush Catalonia’s plans for an independence referendum, with the country’s state prosecutor’s office saying it will present criminal charges to members of the Catalan parliament who voted in favour of the ballot. The local authority, which is controlled by...
Carles Puigdemont should not and will not be extradited to Spain, a leading German legal expert has told Euronews. Heribert Prantl, Editor in Chief of Süddeutsche Zeitung in Munich has also worked as.. Source: Euronews English -
German prosecutors have asked a court to allow the extradition of Carles Puigdemont to Spain. The former Catalan separatist leader is facing charges over the organising of an illegal secession.. Source: Euronews English -
Catalan police on Tuesday removed pro-independence protesters who were blocking a motorway near Figueras, in Spain's Girona province. The protesters blocked an important route to the north of the.. Source: Euronews English -
Catalonia's former separatist leader Carles Puigdemont has been detained in Germany. He had been en route to Belgium from Finland. Spanish authorities accuse Puigdemont of rebellion, sedition and.. Source: Wochit News -
Former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont is waiting to hear if he will face extradition to Spain after being arrested in Germany. Puigdemont has been living in exile in Belgium since Catalonia.. Source: Al Jazeera STUDIO -
Thousands of people gathered on the streets of Barcelona, Spain, on March 25 to protest the arrest of the former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont in Germany earlier that day, Spanish media.. Source: Storyful Studio -