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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12349

16 October 2019
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INSTITUTIONAL / Catalonia
According to Ms Serret, broad interpretation of offence of sedition by Spanish courts puts democracy in Europe at risk
Brussels, 15/10/2019 (Agence Europe)

The Spanish Supreme Court's ruling against 9 supporters of Catalan independence on Monday 14 October presents a real risk for Spanish and also European democracy because of its "broad" interpretation of the offence of sedition, according to the Catalan government's representative to the EU, Meritxell Serret.

"They have been unable to keep the position of rebellion (see EUROPE B12347A16), but instead of that they interpreted this sedition charge too widely and they considered that massive...

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