MEP Mark Demesmaeker denies seeing “violence” at referendum
12 February 2019 01:40 PM
ACN | Barcelona / Madrid
Meanwhile, ECR's Flemish MEP, Mark Demesmaeker, who was in Madrid to witness the start of the trial, questioned the charges leveled against the officials.
"I saw the referendum, I was there, and saw no violence from the Jordis [prosecuted activists] or the political leaders, or even the people who voted," he said, adding: "I did see extreme violence from the National Police."