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Spanish MEP Ramón Tremosa of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe group has this Wednesday sent the European Commission a question about the imprisonment of the presidents of the Catalan National Assembly and Òmnium Cultural, Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Cuixart. In the question, Tremosa asks whether they believe that the judge's decision to imprison them without the option of bail respected article 47 of the 2007 Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union which says that all citizens are "entitled to a fair and public hearing within a reasonable time by an independent and impartial tribunal".

At the same time, he sent an email to all the European Parliament's groups, MEPs and Attendees to denounce the "'Spanish fear project' in Catalonia". According to Tremosa, the Spanish government is "pushing enterprises to move their" registered offices from the autonomous community, an action which might "undermine the principles of the single market".