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Two Catalan independence leaders arrested on sedition charges

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Estelada flag in Manresa

Estelada flag in Manresa city, Catalonia. Photo: Josep Renalias.

Jordi Sanchez of the Catalan National Assembly (ANC) and Jordi Cuixart of Omnium Cultural, two organisers of the 1st October independence referendum, have been arrested on the order of the Spanish National Court on sedition charges.

They are currently in jail with no condition of bail being offered.

This comes as Madrid has expressed confusion over the nature of Catalan President Carles Puigdemont’s intentions to form an independent Catalan Republic.

Last week, Puigdemont officially signed a deceleration of independence, but immediately thereafter delayed its ascension, thus practically making the document a statement of intent than a fully fledged declaration.

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By Adam Garrie
The Duran

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