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The shattered dream of Catalan independence

Twelve men and women go on trial at Spain's Supreme Court in Madrid on February 12. Nine of them have already spent more than a year behind bars. They now face between seven and 25 years in prison. All are accused of playing a role in the failed Catalan bid to secede from Spain in 2017. In Catalonia, they have become martyrs to the separatist cause. But more than a year later, what remains of their fight? And what about the process that was supposed to lead to independence?

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Our reporter Mélina Huet met with activists from both sides, to try to understand the divide between supporters and opponents of Catalan independence.

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