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Fri Sep 24, 2021, 01:17 AM

Catalan separatist Carles Puigdemont arrested in Italy

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Source: BBC

Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont has been detained in Sardinia on a Spanish arrest warrant.

Spain has accused him of sedition, saying he helped organise an illegal independence referendum in 2017.

Mr Puigdemont, the ex-president of the Spanish region of Catalonia, fled Spain after the vote. He now lives in Belgium and sits as an MEP.

He is expected to appear in court on Friday, his lawyer says, and could be extradited.

Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-58674176

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Fri Sep 24, 2021, 11:25 AM

3. And yet we cannot do it here with those actually trying to overthrow the US government.

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Fri Sep 24, 2021, 12:47 PM

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