Spain’s Supreme Court sentenced nine pro-independence Catalan leaders for sedition and misuse of public funds, handing out sentences ranging between 9 and 13 years in jail. Three more defendants were issued with fines.

Those issued with jail sentences are former Catalan vice president Oriol Junqueras (13 years), former parliamentary speaker Carme Forcadell (11 and a half years), former ministers Jordi Turull, Raül Romeva, Dolors Bassa, Joaquim Forn, and Josep Rull, (12 years), and leading act...

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