MADRID – The Spanish supreme court is thirteen Catalan separatist leaders are prosecuted for rebellion. The thirteen, among whom the former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, were last year involved in the proclamation of a Catalan republic. On rebellion in Spain a maximum prison term of 25 years.
In total, 25 separatist politicians to be tried for rebellion, embezzlement or disobedience, according to the court.
That also states that fourteen members of the former Catalan government € 2.1 million to repay. That money was used for the holding of an illegal referendum on independence on 1 October. Another part of the money should the legal expenses cover.
The court gave no date for the process.