"We're not going to stop thinking what we think, ideals can't be derailed by [jail] sentences," said Oriol Jungqueras, Catalan separatist who was given the longest sentence of 13 years for his role in a failed bid for secession. Jungqueras said a new referendum was "inevitable."
Over the summer, Ethiopian Israelis held protests in several cities after a police officer shot and killed an Ethiopian teenager. Protesters said they were upset about police brutality, discrimination and racism. Those issues were still on the minds of two Ethiopian candidates for the Knesset in the run-up to last month's election in Israel.
Donald Trump has callously thrown around accusations of treason aimed toward his political rivals — others think the president's actions are worthy of the charge. Treason is a high bar to prove in the US, but in Ukraine, a presidential treason conviction was announced earlier this year. And it has lessons for American democracy, experts say.