Summons issued to Catalonia president over 2014 independence referendum

The High Court of Justice of Catalonia summoned Catalonia President Artur Mas over his involvement in the 2014 independence referendum. He  has been accused of civil disobedience, embezzlement of public funds and abuse of power. Mas is scheduled to appear in court on October 15, and he could possibly face a 10-year ban from holding public office in addition to up to one year in jail.

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