Catalan National Assembly (ANC) president Jordi Sanchez (pictured in October last year), who has been jailed on suspicion of sedition, has been put forward for the Catalonian presidency. Photo: AFP

Jailed ‘rebel’ Jordi Sanchez makes second attempt at Catalan presidency after UN rights group gives support

The investiture that parliament’s speaker announced for Friday would mark Catalonia’s fourth attempt to choose a president since a loose alliance of secessionist groups won an election there in December

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Catalan National Assembly (ANC) president Jordi Sanchez (pictured in October last year), who has been jailed on suspicion of sedition, has been put forward for the Catalonian presidency. Photo: AFP
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