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Protestors demand release of detained Catalan leaders

Hundreds of protestors gathered in Barcelona and amp;#39;s University Square to demand the release of the detained Catalan leaders. The politicians are being held in Madrid on charges of sedition, conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch. Nov 5, 2017
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Catalonia declares independence from Spain

Catalan Parliament voted Friday to declare independence from Spain, prompting the Spanish Senate to invoke Article 155 of the constitution. This article allows the Spanish government to adopt the necessary means to force an autonomous community to comply with the general interests of Spain Oct 28, 2017
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Tens of thousands rally in Barcelona as Spains political crisis deepens

Tens of thousands took to the streets of Barcelona on Oct. 17 as the region refused to bow to the Spanish government and amp;#39;s demand that it renounces a symbolic declaration of independence. The Spanish government has threatened to put Catalonia, which accounts for a fifth of the economy, under direct central rule if its government does not abandon independence by Oct. 19. Oct 18, 2017
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Tens of thousands rally in Barcelona as Spains political crisis deepens

Tens of thousands took to the streets of Barcelona on Oct. 17 as the region refused to bow to the Spanish government and amp;#39;s demand that it renounces a symbolic declaration of independence. The Spanish government has threatened to put Catalonia, which accounts for a fifth of the economy, under direct central rule if its government does not abandon independence by Oct. 19. Oct 18, 2017