The Supreme Court sentenced in 2015 to eight involved in the assault at the Catalan Parliament that took place in 2011, and appreciated a crime against the institutions of the State. The qualification of the High Court, the summit of the judicial system, arrived after to amend the flat to the Audiencia Nacional, the court which prosecuted the facts without appreciating any crime.
The review for the first sentence, the High Court he accused the National court of "trivializing" the democracy to place the freedom of expression and assembly over the rights of the representatives of the Catalan people to exercise their legislative functions. "The european history provides telling examples in which the destruction of the democratic regime and the madness of totalitarian began with a violent act against the legislative body", then warned the Second Chamber, the Criminal, who warned of the seriousness of not to punish what happened.
The incident took place on June 15, 2011, when a demonstration called by the platform of the 15-M was derived from the siege of more than a dozen regional representatives, members, among them Artur Mas , whose official vehicle was beaten and buffeted to the point that he had to go to the Parlament in a helicopter.
the ruling by The Supreme, as drafted by magistrate Manuel Marchena, made it clear that the events of "violent" attacked "the higher values of the democratic order". The Supreme court imposed a sentence of three years imprisonment to eight accused, after which the National Audience absolviera to the twenty on trial, with the vote particularly against Fernando Grande-Marlaska.Updated Date: 25 September 2019, 21:03