Spanish government seeks criminal charges against Catalan parliament

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A group of people unfold a big Catalonian flag as they participate in the human chain in front of the Sagrada Familia cathedral in Barcelona, Catalonia region, north-eastern Spain, to celebrate the Catalonian National Day called 'Diada', 11 September 2013.

Spanish government seeks criminal charges against Catalan parliament


Spain's caretaker government is seeing if it can bring criminal charges against the speaker of the Catalonian parliament for letting the assembly vote for independence.

The resolution was approved last Wednesday in the regional parliament in Barcelona by the "Together for Yes" group and its anti-capitalist coalition partner CUP, , despite a ruling by the Spanish Constitutional Court annulling an earlier resolution to form an independent state

The motion was another step in the regional...


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