Supreme Court acquits Catalan separatists of rebellion, levies 9-13 year jail sentences & fines on lesser charges

Supreme Court sentences Catalan separatist leaders to 9-13 years in jail for sedition, misuse of public funds. Photos: El País
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► Panel of 7 judges throws out rebellion charge against principal defendants
► Sentences levied for sedition, misuse of funds & disobedience of court orders
► Ex-Catalan VP Junqueras gets 13 yrs; Romeva, Turull, Bassa each get 12 yrs
► Former Catalan parliament leader Forcadell to serve 11 yrs, 6 mos jail time
► Pro-independence group leaders Jordi Sánchez, Jordi Cuixart given 9 yrs each
► Three guilty only of disobedience are fined, barred from public office 20 mos

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