Friday, 02 October 2020_Hundreds of Catalonia pro-independence protesters demonstrated in Barcelona on Thursday to mark the third anniversary of the region's failed declaration of independence from Spain.
TEHRAN, Dec 19_A Catalan leader jailed for his role in an independence referendum deemed illegal by Spain has been entitled to immunity as a member of the European Parliament despite not having being able to take up his seat, the EU's highest court ruled on Thursday.
TEHRAN, Jul 2 -Thousands of Catalan protesters gathered in front of the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday (July 2) to demand that their elected leaders be allowed to take their seats after they were blocked from collecting their MEP credentials.
TEHRAN, Mar 17 - Tens of thousands of people, including prominent Catalan politicians such as Quim Torra, Artur Mas and Roger Torrent, protested on the streets of Madrid on Saturday against the trial of a dozen separatist leaders, who face years in prison for participating in the Catalan independence declaration of October 2017.
TEHRAN, Feb 12 -Twelve Catalan politicians go on trial on Tuesday for their role in Catalonia’s failed 2017 independence bid, putting the spotlight back on Spain’s biggest political crisis in decades which could make it flare once again.
TEHRAN, September 08 -Catalan leader Quim Torra renewed calls for Madrid to accept a referendum on independence in an interview published on Sunday, two days before separatists take to the streets in the first of a series of major protests.
TEHRAN, September 04 -Catalan leader Quim Torra will relaunch on Tuesday his region’s campaign to split from Spain, rebuffing an offer from the central government in Madrid for a referendum on greater autonomy that would fall well short of independence.
TEHRAN, July 09 -Catalan leader Quim Torra says the Spanish region has no intention to give up on independence, stressing that Catalonia's right to self-rule must be respected for any political solution to take place in the future.
A small Catalan separatist party said on Sunday it would abstain in a second vote to elect a regional leader paving the way for pro-independence candidate Quim Torra to secure a majority and form a government.
TEHRAN, December 31 -Catalonia’s former leader, Carles Puigdemont, has urged Spain to reinstate the secessionist government that he headed but that was dismissed following an illegal independence referendum.
TEHRAN, November 12 -Sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has lashed out against the European Union (EU) over its response to the Catalan crisis, in which Brussels sided with Madrid in suppressing the independence drive of the region.