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Day 9 of Catalan Trial sentence protests - Live updates

Demonstrators in Catalonia continue to voice their anger at Spain’s Supreme Court ruling and police violence seen in the last week

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22 October 2019 03:56 PM

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ACN | Barcelona

Fresh protests have been called for Tuesday, nine days after Spain’s Supreme Court ruled that independence leaders had committed crimes of sedition and misuse of public funds, handing them prison sentences collectively adding up to almost 100 years. 

At 7 pm local time, the Committees for the Defense of the Republic (CDR) group have called for people to gather at Plaça Espanya, one of the central squares in Barcelona linking Parallel Avenue, Gran Vía, and other important streets. 

Other protests taking place today include one of journalists in Barcelona’s Plaça Catalunya who are voicing anger at the heavy-handedness that police treated clearly identifiable journalists with during last week’s riots, as well as more called for in Tarragona, Vic, Mataró, and other places around the country.

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  • A protester waves a Catalan independence flag during one of the demonstrations against the verdict given to the independence leaders, October 2019 (by Laura Fíguls)

  • A protester waves a Catalan independence flag during one of the demonstrations against the verdict given to the independence leaders, October 2019 (by Laura Fíguls)

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