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Spain's Supreme Court begins rebellion proceedings against Catalan lawmakers
October 31, 2017 / 11:21 AM / 21 days ago

Spain's Supreme Court begins rebellion proceedings against Catalan lawmakers

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain’s Supreme court has begun processing rebellion charges raised against Catalonia’s parliament speaker Carme Forcadell as well as other senior lawmakers from the region, a court spokesman said on Tuesday.

A supporter of former Catalan Government Presidency Councillor Francesc Homs holds the Catalan Estelada flag outside Supreme Court in Madrid, Spain February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Juan Medina

Spain’s state prosecutor on Monday called for rebellion and sedition charges to be brought against Catalan leaders over their push to separate from Spain.

Reporting by Raquel Castillo; Writing by Paul Day; Editing by Julien Toyer

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