April 6, 2018

German court bails Carles Puigdemont as extradition for corruption considered

A German court has ruled that Carles Puigdemont can be released on bail until a decision on his extradition to Spain is made. The corruption charge against him is a potential basis for his return to Spain.

The state court in Schleswig ruled on Thursday that there was no reason to believe Catalonia's former leader Carles Puigdemont risked persecution in Spain. Read more + video.

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Related,
- German justice system to release former Catalan premier, rules out rebellion - El País
- Germany frees Puigdemont on bail and rejects charges of rebellion (video) - Catalan News

- Three deposed Catalan ministers released in Belgium - Catalan News
- High Court to try former chief of Catalan regional police for sedition - El País

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