Catalan independence leader Puigdemont has gone to Brussels

Spanish government officials reported Monday that the ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont had left Spain and travelled to Brussels, to avoid facing charges of rebellion, sedition and the misuse of public funds over his drive for independence. Belgium’s asylum and migration affairs minister Theo Francken said the former president could seek asylum there. Spanish media report that the former leader is accompanied by an unspecified number of Catalan government members, who face similar charges after being sacked when Madrid applied direct rule to the once autonomous region.

Madrid is considering issuing international warrants for their arrest.

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2 thoughts on “Catalan independence leader Puigdemont has gone to Brussels

  • Oct 30, 2017 @ 16:44 at 16:44
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    After excess with brown shpolitics, they go Belgium for more chocolate?
    Who said belgians are not very bright, when the only stupids of the stupidest in Belgium are catalans?

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  • Oct 30, 2017 @ 22:59 at 22:59
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    Many blessings brothers and sisters around the globe.

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