Spain: Supreme Court sends former Speaker of the Catalan Parliament Forcadell to jail

The Spanish Supreme Court sentenced former Speaker of the Catalan Parliament Carme Forcadell to prison after a €150,000 (US $174,700) bail was not submitted by her lawyer in Madrid, Thursday. 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 fifth, Joan Josep Nuet, was released without... Еще precautionary measures. Forcadell will be sent to a women's prison, Alcala Meco, on the outskirts of Madrid. 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'.

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