March 24, 2018

Scores hurt in Barcelona clashes as thousands protest jailing of Catalan leaders

At least 24 people have been injured in clashes, after thousands of people took to the streets of Barcelona to protest against a Supreme Court decision to prosecute Catalan independence leaders on rebellion charges.

Supreme court judge Pablo Llarena ruled that 13 Catalan leaders be put on trial for their part in last year’s Catalonia independence referendum. Read more + photos/video.

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- Violent protests break out in Barcelona - riot police on scene (photos/video) - Express

- Spain to issue international arrest warrant against Puigdemont - Catalan News
- 23-Mar-18 TV News: 'Five more pro-independence leaders jailed' (video) - Catalan News

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