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Source: The Left”The high prison sentences are obviously politically motivated and scandalous. It should be clearly set an example. This is a democratic and rule-of-law methods are not compatible,“ says Andrej Hunko, European policy spokesman of the faction of THE LEFT, on the occasion of today’s verdict against representatives of the Catalan independence movement in Madrid. The Deputy was at the independence referendum on 1. October 2017, as an observer, in Barcelona, and said in the process as a witness. In January 2019, he had visited five of the Catalan politicians in jail in Madrid. Hunko continued:”the court has dropped the absurd charges of Rebellion fall, is to be welcomed. It also reduces only slightly the unacceptable character of the judgment. It will escalate the conflict and a solution more difficult. Instead, there is a need for a democratic solution to the Catalonia question, which can be accepted by both sides.Regardless of how one stands on the possible future Status of Catalonia: It may not be the case that in the Europe of the 21st century. Century, elected members and members of the government because of the violence-free holding of a referendum over the years to be locked up. The Affected with the hope that the European court of human rights, such as cashing frequently in the case of Spain, the judgment remains.“
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