TEHRAN, Jun 27 - Spain has transferred jailed Catalan separatists from Madrid to regional prisons in Catalonia pending a verdict this fall. The Spanish Supreme Court has authorised the transfer after a four-month trial where the 12 defendants faced charges of violent rebellion, sedition and misuse of public money.
News ID: 41261 Publish Date : 2019/06/27
TEHRAN, Jun 5 - The Spanish parliament's speaker said on Wednesday the suspension of four Catalan lawmakers currently facing trial over their involvement in a 2017 regional independence bid would not affect the total number of seats in the house.
News ID: 40412 Publish Date : 2019/06/05
TEHRAN, May 21- A fragmented Spanish Parliament convened Tuesday after last month's inconclusive general election, including for the first time Catalan politicians released from pre-trial detention for the occasion, as well as two dozen lawmakers from an upstart far-right party.
News ID: 39671 Publish Date : 2019/05/21
TEHRAN, May 14 - Spain's Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed five jailed Catalan separatist leaders to be sworn in as lawmakers next week, but said it would not free them or grant them immunity as their trial for their role in an independence bid proceeds.
News ID: 39329 Publish Date : 2019/05/14
TEHRAN, Mar 12 - The former president of Spain's Catalonia region who fled the country after leading an attempt to secede in 2017 says he will return if he is elected to the European Parliament in May.
News ID: 36714 Publish Date : 2019/03/12
TEHRAN, Feb 19 - Thousands of pro-independence Catalans take part in a rally against the trial of 12 of the movement's leaders.
News ID: 35646 Publish Date : 2019/02/19
TEHRAN, Feb 13 - The trial of Catalonia's pro-independence leaders kicked off in the Spanish capital Madrid Tuesday.
News ID: 35389 Publish Date : 2019/02/13
TEHRAN, Feb 03 - A demonstration in support of the Catalan leaders who were jailed after the failed independence bid in October 2017 was held in Barcelona on Friday.
News ID: 34981 Publish Date : 2019/02/03
TEHRAN, Jan 15 - Police in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia say they have arrested at least three people as part of an ongoing anti-terror operation.
News ID: 34132 Publish Date : 2019/01/15
TEHRAN, Jan 14 - Spain's minority Socialist government on Monday proposed a sharp increase in overall spending for Catalonia in a 2019 budget proposal that needs votes by parties from the independence-minded region to pass through parliament.
News ID: 34073 Publish Date : 2019/01/14
TEHRAN, December 23 - Spain's prime minister says the solution to the separatist crisis in Catalonia is forging a consensus shared by most Catalans regarding the region's status as part of Spain.
News ID: 33205 Publish Date : 2018/12/23
TEHRAN, December 20 -A spokeswoman for four jailed Catalan separatist leaders says they are abandoning their hunger strike more than two weeks after starting it because they consider that their protest has achieved its goals.
News ID: 33108 Publish Date : 2018/12/20
TEHRAN, December 17 - Separatist politicians from Spain's Catalonia region who are entering the third week of a prison hunger strike say their upcoming rebellion trial will give them a platform to peacefully promote the cause of Catalan independence.
News ID: 32944 Publish Date : 2018/12/17
TEHRAN, December 12 - Spain's prime minister has compared secession efforts in the northeastern region of Catalonia to Britain's tangled process of leaving the European Union, saying both rely on confronting citizens with fake arguments.
News ID: 32747 Publish Date : 2018/12/12
TEHRAN, December 11 - Catalonia's Leader Quim Torra has joined a two-day fasting to support the hunger strike of four jailed politicians. The move, which was called by a civil society platform known as "Enough Hostages", aims at drawing public attention to Madrid’s silence on the appeals of prisoners to be granted bail while they await trial. Press TV correspondent Kusai Kedri reports.
News ID: 32711 Publish Date : 2018/12/11
TEHRAN, December 11 -Spain's interior minister said he would send national police to Catalonia if local authorities did not do more to stop protests like the one that shut down major highways over the weekend.
News ID: 32700 Publish Date : 2018/12/11
TEHRAN, November 30 - Protests in Catalonia gain in intensity, with people calling on the government to reverse its budget cuts and improve working conditions. The demonstrations come despite an emergency package offer from the regional government to resolve the outstanding economic issues. Our correspondent Kusai Kedri has the details.
News ID: 32199 Publish Date : 2018/11/30
TEHRAN, October 28 - It has been one year since Spain sacked the semi-autonomous government in Catalonia and dissolved the regional parliament after a unilateral declaration of independence. With half the former government officials in jail and the other in exile, the pro-independence movement in Catalonia is trying to regain control of the region's institutions.
News ID: 30724 Publish Date : 2018/10/28
TEHRAN, October 28 - The former leader of Catalonia has launched a new political platform in hopes of maintaining his relevance in the region's secessionist movement from outside Spain, where he is wanted on rebellion charges.
News ID: 30717 Publish Date : 2018/10/28
TEHRAN, October 09 - Protesters calling for Catalan independence kicked off Spain’s bi-annual human towers building competition on Sunday which is being held for the first time since Catalonia’s failed 2017 independence referendum.
News ID: 29966 Publish Date : 2018/10/09