“Self-determination is synonymous with peace and not war.”
Carles Puigdemont faces up to 30 years in prison if convicted.
The German court has up to 60 days to determine whether to extradite Puigdemont to Spain.
He's nominated a jailed activist to replace him
King Felipe arrived in Catalonia’s capital for the first time since October’s illegal independence referendum.
“We are going to make sure that he can’t even enter in the trunk of a car.”
The announcement came as Spanish prosecutors sought to reactivate a European arrest warrant for Carles Puigdemont.
As Catalonia marches toward independence, supporters are identifying less and less with a club that was once closely linked with the movement.
Catalans do not agree on the idea of splitting from Spain