BBC News. Huge turnout for Catalan independence rally. 11.09.2012

Huge turnout for Catalan independence rally

Some 1.5 million Catalans took to the streets of Barcelona to march for independence

Some 1.5 million people have been taking part in Catalonia’s annual independence rally in Barcelona, according to police.

Tens of thousands of people poured into the city waving the region’s independence flag and brandishing the colours red and yellow.

This year’s march aimed to be the biggest ever – and a protest against the Spanish government’s tax laws.

Catalonia wants Madrid to review its tax agreement and provide a bailout.

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Posted on October 16, 2012, in BBC, BY COUNTRY, BY DATE, BY LANGUAGE, BY SOURCE, English, september 2012, United Kingdom. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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