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Protests continue in Barcelona over Catalan separatists’ trial

Friday, February 22, 2019

Protests continued in Barcelona on Thursday evening against the ongoing trial of a dozen Catalan separatist leaders in Madrid. They are in the dock over a 2017 referendum and subsequent declaration of independence deemed illegal by the Spanish government. If found guilty, the group could each face up to 25 years in jail. Pro-independence supporters took part in a general strike in Catalonia on Thursday to protest against the proceedings.…