This is a list of some of the most important witnesses that will testify in the independence trial in the upcoming weeks:
– Roger Torrent (ERC), President of the Catalan Parliament.
– Pere Aragonés (ERC), Catalan vice-president.
– Jordi Puigneró (JxCat), Catalan digital policy minister. During the referendum, he was junior telecommunications minister.
– José María Espejo (C’s), second deputy speaker of the Catalan Parliament.
-David Pérez (PSC), member of the Parliament’s executive board.
– Josep Maria Jové (ERC), former second-in-command at the economy ministry, considered the organizer of the referendum.
– Xavier Trías (PDeCAT), Former Mayor of Barcelona.
– David Fernández (CUP), former Catalan MP.
– Luís Llach, former Catalan MP.
– Neus Lloveras, former president of the Associació de Municipis per la Independència (Association of Municipalities for Independence).
– Antonio Bayona, former head Parliament lawyer.
– Carles Viver, former Constitutional Court magistrate, considered to be the “legal architect” of the independence process.
– Diego Pérez de los Cobos, a colonel in Spain’s Civil Guard. He was the coordinator of the large Spanish security operation mounted in response to the possibility of the 1st October 2017 referendum.
– Josep Lluis Trapero, former chief of Catalonia’s Mossos d’Esquadra police.
– Pere Soler, former director of the Mossos. Accused of rebellion alongside Trapero.
– Albert Battle, former director of the Mossos. He resigned two months before the referendum and was replaced by Soler.
– Teresa Laplana, Mossos superintendent. She is accused of sedition in the National Audience case.
– Ferrán López, Mossos police commissioner. He substituted Trapero when he was removed from his post.
– Sebastián Trapote, chief of the Spanish National Police in Catalonia.
Media, associations, and citizens
– Joan Vallvé, vice-president of Òmnium Cultural, the Catalan cultural association.
– Núria Llorach, vice-president and acting president of the Catalan public broadcasting corporation, CCMA.
– Javier Pacheco and Camil Ros, secretaries in Catalunya of two of the major trade unions, CCOO and UGT respectively.
– José María Álvarez, secretary general of the UGT trade union.
– Around a hundred voters who took part in the referendum.
– MEP Ana Gomes
– MEP Ivo Vagl.
– Manon Masse, member of the Quebec parliament for the social-democratic Québec solidaire, who acted as an international observer for the referendum.
– Felix Von Gründberg, German MP.
– Andrej Hunko, German MP.
– Lars Aslan Rasmussen, Danish MP.
– Helena Catt, member of the International Election Expert Research Team. Also cited was her colleague, former Dutch prime minister Wim Kok, who died late last year.
– Paul Sinning, director of the Hague Centre for Strategic Studies.