Catalan Government Ministers Denied Bail

Vice president Junqueras, Home Affairs minister Forn, and pro-independence civil leaders Cuixart and Sànchez, will continue held in custody, the other six jailed officials granted a 100,000€ bail.

The Spanish Supreme Court rejected to release all Catalan pro-independence leaders who have been in jail for more than a month. The judge kept in prison four officials: the vice president of the deposed Catalan government, Oriol Junqueras; the Home Affairs minister, Joaquim Forn; and the two leaders of pro-independence associations, Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Cuixart. He also decided to grant a 100,000€ to the other six incarcerated leaders, all of them members of Puigdemont’s cabinet.

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