Catalonia crisis continues as people take to streets during general strike

Catalonia crisis continues as people take to streets during general strike
 

Metro stations were closed in Barcelona, pickets blocked roads and state workers walked out today in protests across Catalonia over a Spanish police crackdown on a banned independence referendum.
The stoppages, in response to a call for a general strike by pro-independence groups and trade unions, affected the public sector, public transport and basic services.
The atmosphere in Catalonia has been feverish since the Spanish government sent in police on Sunday to stop an independence referendum that had been banned by Spanish authorities, injuring hundreds of people as they tried to vote.... read more

 
3 October 2017 in Politics, Views: 55
Source: Daily Record
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