March 23, 2018 / 5:30 PM / 6 months ago

Spain's Supreme Court jails 5 more Catalan separatist leaders

MADRID, March 23 (Reuters) - Spain’s Supreme Court on Friday ordered five more Catalan separatist leaders, including the latest candidate to become regional president Jordi Turull, to be jailed pending their trial for a crime of rebellion.

Twenty-five Catalan leaders will be tried for rebellion, embezzlement or disobeying the state, the court ruled earlier on Friday, in a sharp escalation of legal action against separatists in the northeastern region. (Reporting by Julien Toyer Editing by Angus Berwick)

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