Catalonia’s territory, labor, and public administration ministers during the 2017 referendum spoke on the fifth day of the independence trial. Rull criticized Madrid for utilizing Spain’s Constitutional Court against the Catalan Parliament. Bassa said she complied with the court’s suspension of the referendum. Meanwhile, the #FreeForcadell platform held an event in Madrid in support of the former Catalan parliament speaker. Jailed for almost a year, she is due to testify in the coming days.