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1000 Grues per les llibertats - 1000 paper cranes being made in Placa Octavia, Sant Cugat, to support demands to release former Catalan foreign minister Raul Romeva, who is currently being held without trial in a Spanish prison, in Estremera, for his part in the Oct 1 2017 Catalan independence referendum. Romeva is a resident of Sant Cugat del Valles. Japanese legend promises that those who fold a thousand origami cranes will be granted a wish - in this case, the release.<br />
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Jailed without bail: 2 Nov 2017<br />
Granted bail: 4 Dec 2017<br />
Re-imprisoned: 23 Mar 2018<br />
Charges: rebellion, sedition and misuse of public funds