There was no official confirmation of that in Madrid early Friday. The attorney general wants the separatist leaders to be prosecuted on charges of rebellion, sedition and the use of public funds to organize the Oct.
If found guilty of rebellion, Mr. Puigdemont and the others could face up to 30 years in prison. Thousands of people took to the streets in Catalan cities to protest the jailing of the politicians, which follows the detention of two other separatist leaders last month on grounds of sedition. The students say goodbye to their parents in Spanish as they are dropped off, but once they enter the building, the teachers speak to them only in Catalan, and the walls are decorated with science, history and music material in Catalan.
Spain ends talks with Catalan separatist parties
On the wall of a first-grade classroom the schedule shows two periods a week dedicated to Spanish and they do all their classwork in Catalan. However, the children revert to Spanish on the playground, where they are free to speak whatever language they want.
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Under the new education law, if a school cannot provide more Spanish-language curriculum for parents who demand it, the regional government must pay for the children to attend a private school with more Spanish. It is unclear how the law will be implemented, because the government has not set out detailed regulations yet and because there are few Spanish-language private schools in Catalonia. Kathryn Woolard, an anthropologist from University of California, San Diego who has studied language and identity in Catalonia since the s, says policymakers should avoid making the region the site of a linguistic tug-of-war.
He paraded his fluency with a speech in Catalan when he visited Girona on his first official trip.
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