Jailed Catalan leader could have sought immunity from European Parliament – court adviser

FILE PHOTO: Jailed Catalan politician Oriol Junqueras attends the first session of parliament following a general election in Madrid, Spain, May 21, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez/Pool/File Photo

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – A jailed Catalan separatist leader elected to the European Parliament while in detention had the right to ask lawmakers to decide whether to uphold his immunity, an adviser to the European Court of Justice said on Tuesday. The advice from Advocate General Maciej Szpunar is a boost for the Catalan separatist movement […]

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