Meanwhile, In Barcelona

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Sky News reports:

Catalans are taking part in a general strike called after a police crackdown during Sunday’s controversial independence referendum.

In Barcelona, metro stations were closed, main roads were blocked by pickets and civil servants walked out.

Tens of thousands took to the streets in protest to Spain’s response to the vote, which was deemed illegal by Madrid.

Mass walkout in Catalonia after police violence during independence referendum (Sky News)

Pic/Video: Javier Pascual

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20 thoughts on “Meanwhile, In Barcelona

  1. nellyb

    >90% outcome elsewhere would’ve immediately triggered counting fraud and etc arguments.
    Maybe we should accept such magnitude can be legit outside the EU.

    1. LennyZero

      It was a 42% turnout, which would lead me to believe that most people opposed to independence didn’t bother to vote.

      1. realPolithicks

        Or perhaps the people who didn’t vote were concerned about getting the crap beaten out of them.

  2. Johnny Keenan

    It would be so good and powerful to see this in Dublin. We have enough reasons

    POWER TO THE PEACEFUL!!!

    1. Fergus the magic postman

      That would bring out all the shills. That’s be going on about the class of protesters, the time of the day, nothing better to do etc.

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