Catalan hunger strikers sending message, not risking life – jailed separatist

FILE PHOTO: Catalan president Quim Torra (L) takes part in a protest, called by Catalan pro-independence movements ANC and Omnium Cultural, to mark one year of the imprisonment of their leaders Jordi Sanchez and Jordi Cuixart at Catalunya Square in Barcelona, Spain, October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Albert Gea/File Photo

MADRID (Reuters) – Jailed Catalan separatists who have gone on hunger strike are protesting against their treatment by the Spanish judicial system but have no intention of starving themselves to death, one told Reuters. Jordi Sanchez, one of nine Catalan politicians in pre-trial detention on charges including misuse of public funds and rebellion in relation […]

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