The nine Catalan separatists pardoned on Tuesday leave prison after their pardons were ratified by King Felipe VI and after the Supreme Court set their imminent release.
The Spanish Supreme Court revokes the immunity of jailed Oriol Junqueras declared by the European Court of Justice in a sentence on 19 December. This happens after the board of European Parliament recognized the former Vice President of Catalonia as a MEP since 3 July and was elected president of the Greens–European Free Alliance parliamentary group.
The European Court of Justice determines that jailed former Vice President of Catalonia Oriol Junqueras had immunity as an elected MEP, despite being unable to take up his seat, as the Spanish Supreme Court had ruled due to his then-provisional prison situation.
During the night, some major throughways of Barcelona and Tarragona and national roads in Basque Country are blocked for a few minutes.
Protesters block the two main passages between Spain and France. In La Jonquera, on the border between Catalonia and France, French National Police try to expel rioters.
The Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez advises in a press conference that the Government will act with moderation but not concrete exceptional measures yet.
The Catalan leaders who are imprisoned accused of rebellion, Oriol Junqueras, Jordi Turull, Jordi Sànchez and Josep Rull, are sworn in as members of the Congress of Deputies after being elected in the 28th April general election by an authorization of the Supreme Court.
Separatists in Catalonia launch a general strike in protest of the trial of Catalonia independence leaders, with major participation of the educational community. Demonstrators block major roads, highways, train tracks and the entrance to the port of Tarragona.
The trial of Catalonia independence leaders starts at the Spanish Supreme Court.