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presstv-spain prosecutors seek jail terms for catalan leaders

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presstv-spain prosecutors seek jail terms for catalan leaders

former leaders of catalonia’s now-defunct government face jail terms as the spanish government seeks to assert its rule following a controversial declaration of independence in the northeastern region.prosecutors asked spain’s national court on thursday that eight former members of catalonia's government, which is now dismantled and has its leader in a self-imposed exile, be imprisoned until more investigation is conducted in relation to an independence drive in catalonia.the eight former officials appeared in the madrid court on thursday, two days after they were summoned by spain’s supreme court.the eight had been summoned along deposed catalan leader carles puigdemont and five other ministers over charges of rebellion, sedition and...