Amnesty calls on Spain to release two of the jailed Catalan leaders

Amnesty calls on Spain to release two of the jailed Catalan leaders

Amnesty International on Tuesday called for the immediate release of two jailed Catalan leaders, saying that what it described as a "vague" and "overly broad"

Jailed Catalan separatist leaders start hunger strike

Jailed Catalan separatist leaders start hunger strike

Two jailed Catalan separatist leaders awaiting trial for their role in the region's failed bid to secede from Spain began a hunger strike on Saturday to protest over their treatment by Spanish courts, a lawyer for the men said.

Jailed Catalan separatist mulls dropping leadership bid

Jailed Catalan separatist mulls dropping leadership bid

Jordi Sanchez, a separatist civic leader in jail over his alleged role in Catalonia's secession bid, is mulling dropping his bid to lead the region in what could ease a months-long political blockage.

Spanish court says proposed Catalan leader must stay in jail

Spanish court says proposed Catalan leader must stay in jail

Spain's Supreme Court on Friday turned down a request by Catalan regional presidential candidate Jordi Sanchez to be allowed out of jail to attend a parliamentary session to swear in a new leader, in a further blow to the region's bid to split from Spain.