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Tuesday 20th March 2018

Catalan Separatists' Trial Wraps up in Spain

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7Dnews London - AFP

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 23:54 GMT

A trial of Catalan separatist leaders accused of rebellion or disobedience for trying to make their region independent from Spain wrapped up in Madrid Wednesday June 12th.

The 12 defendants have been in the dock since February, as Spain's Supreme Court scrutinised their role in organising an illegal referendum on secession and a short-lived declaration of independence in October 2017, according to AFP.

The court is not expected to pronounce its judgement until later in the year.

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