Spain: Speaker of the Catalan Parliament Forcadell taken to Alcala Meco prison

Speaker of the Catalan Parliament Carme Forcadell left Madrid's Supreme Court and headed to the women's prison Alcala Meco on the capital's outskirts, Thursday, after being sentenced to prison for failing to pay a €150,000 (US $174,700) bail. Four other Catalan MPs Lluis Corominas, Lluis Guino, Anna Simo and Ramona Barrufet were released but must pay a bail of €25,000 (US $29,100), whilst a... Еще fifth, Joan Josep Nuet, was released without precautionary measures. The six Catalan politicians were facing charges of rebellion and sedition with regard to the October 1st Catalan independence referendum, which the central government declared 'illegal'.

Самое интересное

Новости партнеров

ТемыВсе темы