22 February 2019

The National High Court confirms that it has the jurisdiction to try the leaders of the Mossos d’Esquadra


The Criminal Chamber of the National High Court dismisses the appeal presented byPere Soler , former chief of the Mossos d’Esquadra, and Cèsar Puig, former secretary-general of Catalonia’s Ministry of the Interior, who had questioned the jurisdiction of this court to try them for the crimes of sedition and rebellion in connection with the events of 20 September and 1 October. Soler and Puig file an appeal against the decision before the Appeals Chamber of the National High Court, which dismisses it. With its jurisdiction confirmed, the Criminal Chamber sets the date of 20 January 2020 for the start of the trial.

Post 571
Search for more cases:

Report this case to the European Commission

Blatant violations of the rule of law like this one are never included in the Rule of Law report that the Commission publishes each year on the rule of law developments in each Member State.

Through this form, you can send an email to the Commission asking them to consider this case in their next report.

Let's fill up the inboxes of the Commissioners to make it more difficult for them to ignore these in the next report.

Denuncia aquest cas davant de la UE!
Enviant un email fent clic aquí