Spain: Thousands demonstrate against Catalan independence in Barcelona
- 08 October 2017
Hundreds of thousands of people are marching in Barcelona on October 8, 2017 to demand Catalonia rejects independence and stays with Spain.March organizers Societat Civil Catalana claimed 930,000 people turned out, but Barcelona police put the total at around 350,000.The demonstration comes a week after the Catalan government held a referendum on secession that was condemned as illegal and unconstitutional by the Spanish government.
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