Catalonia leaders jailed for sedition by Spanish court
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"Spain's Supreme Court has sentenced nine Catalan separatist leaders to between nine and 13 years in prison for sedition over their role in an independence referendum in 2017.
Three other defendants were found guilty of disobedience and fined, but will not serve prison sentences.
The 12 politicians and activists had all denied the charges."
See: Catalonia leaders jailed for sedition by Spanish court (BBC News, link)
An overview of the sentences handed down: Independence referendum trial verdict: Who faces what? (Catalan News, link)
The Spanish Supreme Court has produced a detailed press release (pdf) in English.
Other documentation (Spanish, pdfs)
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