Exclusive: In Guardian article, Carles Puigdemont says he fears he and his colleagues will not receive fair hearing in Spanish courts

‘This is not just about Catalonia. This is about democracy itself’

The deposed Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont, has accused the Spanish authorities of conducting a “brutal judicial offensive” against members of his ousted government and said he was afraid they would not receive an unbiased hearing in Spanish courts.

Writing in the Guardian, Puigdemont said it was a “colossal outrage” that he and 13 colleagues were being investigated over possible charges including sedition and rebellion in relation to their roles in last month’s declaration of independence.

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