October 27, 2017

Landmark Vote: Catalan parliament votes for independence from Spain

It is a historic day for Catalonia. The regions parliament has voted in favour of declaring independence from Spain.

72 lawmakers voted in favour of Catalan independence, 10 voted against, two abstained. Both pro-independence lawmakers and crowds of people outside the parliament did not hesitate to show their elation. Read more.


- ‘Catalonia declares independence’ (video) - Catalan News
- Rajoy dismisses full Catalan cabinet and calls elections for December 21 - Catalan News

- Spanish PM dissolves Catalan parliament, calls elections - El PaĆ­s
- Independent Catalonia: Spanish PM appeals to Senate to seize Catalonia & dismiss leader (video) - RT

- Catalaans parlement stemt in met uitroepen onafhankelijkheid - RTL
- 'Nu zijn we eindelijk Catalanen' tegenover 'Het is een ramp' - NOS

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