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Catalan Protests Leave Nearly Hundred People Injured 17 Oct 2019

Catalan Protests Leave Nearly Hundred People Injured

TEHRAN (Iran News) – After another night of clashes in Catalonia which left nearly 100 people injured according to emergency services, activists again blocked roads on Thursday in the northeastern region of Spain. For the third night running, Catalan protesters clashed violently with riot police in the capital on Wednesday night, torching cars and garbage […]

Spain’s sentencing of Catalan separatist sparks angry protest 15 Oct 2019

Spain’s sentencing of Catalan separatist sparks angry protest

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Thousands of angry demonstrators took to the streets of Barcelona and elsewhere on Monday after Spain’s Supreme Court sentenced nine Catalan separatist leaders to between nine and 13 years in jail for ‘sedition’ over the failed 2017 independence efforts. The long-awaited ruling capped weeks of rising tension, and puts the Catalan […]

Catalan separatist leaders face long jail sentences 13 Oct 2019

Catalan separatist leaders face long jail sentences

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Spain’s Supreme Court plans to sentence Catalan separatist leaders to a maximum of 15 years in prison over a 2017 bid for independence, a judicial source said on Saturday. Some of the Catalan separatist leaders on trial would be found guilty of charges of sedition and misuse of public funds, but […]