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UN Working Group Asks for Release of 3 Jailed Catalans

The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has asked Spain to seek the release from pre-trial jail of three Catalan separatists detained following Catalonia's 2017 secession attempt. In an opinion to be published later Wednesday but seen by The Associated Press, the working group says that former Catalan regional vice president, Oriol Junqueras, lawmaker Jordi Sanchez and activist Jordi Cuixart were arbitrarily detained and their rights violated. It also says that they...

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