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Tensions rise as large protests mark Catalonia referendum anniversary

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Tens of thousands of Catalan independence protesters have marked the first anniversary of a controversial referendum on a split from Spain. Riot police charged in to break up demonstrators in front of Catalonia’s regional parliament on Monday night (Oct 1). A march attracted many people who haven’t given up hopes of independence. During the day there had been attempts to block roads and train tracks hanging ballot boxes and chanting…