Catalan academic facing extradition draws record crowdfunding appeal

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Kevin McKenna
Catalan academic facing extradition draws record crowdfunding appeal

Carla Ponsati handed herself in to police in Scotland after Spanish government issued warrant for her arrestThe crowdfunding appeal established to assist the former Catalan minister Professor Carla Ponsati in her fight with the Spanish government against extradition is believed to have set a new record.Ponsati was granted bail at Edinburgh sheriff court last Wednesday after the Madrid authorities issued a European Arrest Warrant (EAW) charging her with “violent rebellion” and “misappropriation of public funds”.The fierce response to her extradition…

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Kevin McKenna
Catalan academic facing extradition draws record crowdfunding appeal