the essential The MEP is being prosecuted in Spain for “sedition” for his role in an attempt to secede from Catalonia in October 2017.
Although the judge has not yet ruled on the conditions of his release, Carles Puigdemont “could be released from prison today”, his lawyer Agostinangelo Marras told reporters in court in Sassari, Sardinia (Italy) .
The MEP appeared there by video conference from his prison. He is being sued in Spain for “sedition” for his role in an attempt to secede from Catalonia in October 2017, which triggered the worst political crisis in the country in decades
Carles Puigdemont’s defense challenges the validity of the arrest warrant, a procedure which, according to Agostinangelo Marras, could take “several weeks”.