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German court refuses to extradite Catalonia’s Puigdemont

German court refuses to extradite Catalonia’s Puigdemont

A German court on Thursday refused a request from Spain to extradite Catalonia’s ousted leader Carles Puigdemont on a rebellion charge following his arrest in Germany last month, and ordered his release on bail pending a hearing on a lesser charge. Judges “believe that in regard to the allegation of rebellion, extradition is illegal” as Puigdemont […] …

Catalan ex-minister surrenders to police in Scotland

Catalan ex-minister surrenders to police in Scotland

Former Catalan minister Clara Ponsati, who is wanted by Spain for her role in last year’s independence bid, surrendered to Scottish police Wednesday to face arrest under a European warrant. Lawyers for Ponsati, a professor at the University of St Andrews, said they will “robustly” reject charges of violent rebellion and misappropriation of public funds […] …

German court keeps ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont in custody

German court keeps ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont in custody

A German court has kept former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont in custody pending possible extradition to Spain to face “rebellion” charges, as fresh demonstrations blocked several main roads in the Spanish region on Tuesday. Puigdemont will “remain in detention for the time being, until a decision is made concerning the extradition procedure,” the regional court […] …

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