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Catalonia's leader calls on citizens to follow home confinement orders despite Spanish judge's bar on lockdown

30 days ago   |   By RT

The leader of Spain's Catalonia Quim Torra has called on the residents of the city of Lleida to follow his government's home confinement orders, after a rise in coronavirus cases. The statement came despite a Spanish judge's decision to bar the lockdown.
Quim Torra told reporters on Monday it was impossible to accept the judge's ruling because of the risks involved. The local government will approve a decree to tackle the growing number of cases in the region, according to Torra.
Spanish Judge Elena Garcia-Munoz Alarco had said earlier in the ruling that “what is proposed today goes far...
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Catalan leader calls on citizens to defy judge on confinement refusal

Catalan leader calls on citizens to defy judge on confinement refusal

30 days ago   |   By National Post

BARCELONA - The regional leader of Spain's Catalonia called on the residents of the city of Lleida to follow his government's home confinement orders after a rise in coronavirus cases despite a judge's decision to bar the lockdown.
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Spanish judge strikes down confinement for Catalan area over coronavirus

30 days ago   |   By National Post

MADRID - A Spanish judge barred Catalan authorities from confining about 160,000 people to their homes in the city of Lleida and seven other towns as coronavirus cases rose, saying the regional government had exceeded its powers.
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