– Spain’s constitutional court upheld the revocation adopted by the Parliament of Catalonia’s Declaration of independence, said on Tuesday the newspaper Pais.
At the same time, the Spanish Supreme court took into consideration the charges of sedition and embezzlement levelled against the speaker of the Parliament of Catalonia Carme Forcadell and five other members of Parliament.
The Parliament of Catalonia on 27 October voted for the Declaration of independence of the region from Spain. For the Declaration have voted 70 deputies, against – 10, some members of Parliament boycotted it.
After that, the Spanish government sacked the regional government of Catalonia and dissolved the Catalan Parliament, then Madrid took over the management of this Autonomous community.
October 1, Catalonia held a referendum on independence, which were actually broken by law enforcement authorities in Spain and was accompanied by mass unrest, which led to numerous victims. However, about 90% of the referendum participants voted for independence from Spain. The constitutional court of Spain, declared the vote unconstitutional.