Spain's Historical Divisions Laid Bare As Catalan Separatist Trial Begins

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Published on February 12, 2019 - Duration: 00:45s

Spain's Historical Divisions Laid Bare As Catalan Separatist Trial Begins

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, twelve Catalan separatist leaders went on trial in Madrid over a failed bid for independence that laid bare historical divisions and triggered Spain's largest political crisis in decades.

Defendants in the politically charged trial, which is expected to last at least three months, face charges of rebellion, sedition, as well as misuse of public funds, charges which they, and their supporters, all reject.

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Spain's Historical Divisions Laid Bare As Catalan Separatist Trial Begins

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