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Catalan Hunger Strikers Sending Message, Not Risking Life, Says Jailed Separatist

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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 to Catalonia's independence declaration last year, started a hunger strike on December 1 alongside another separatist leader. Two others did so on...

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