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Case Law STS 459/2019 (14/10/2019)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts Supreme Court (Spain)

Date: 10/14/2019

Subject: The decision of the Supreme Court, sentenced Oriol Junqueras Vies, former vice-president of the Generalitat de Catalunya and president of the political party Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya (ERC), and 8 other Catalan political leaders to sanctions between 9 and 13 years’ imprisonment for the crimes of sedition and embezzlement (sentencing 3 other accused persons to one year and eight months’ interdiction for the crime of disobedience), with regard to the facts of autumn 2017 linked to the referendum for the autonomy of Catalonia

Parties: Oriol Junqueras I Vies et al.

Original language: Spanish

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 6 Personal liberty - Art. 11 Freedom of expression - Art. 12 Freedom of assembly - Freedom of association - Justice - Art. 47 Fair trial, public hearing

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