Nobel Peace laureate supports Oct 1 referendum
Tunisian Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Ahmed Galai, supported on Monday the Catalan referendum to be held on October 1. He made an institutional declaration Monday evening to support “democracy and the October 1” vote alongside the Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont. He said that Catalonia is a nation and, as a nation, it has the "right to self-determination". "Ballot boxes should never be considered a problem or the cause of a conflict," added Galai.