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Spain: Secessionists and unionists face off over Catalan politicians interrogations02:10

Spain: Secessionists and unionists face off over Catalan politicians interrogations

Spain, Barcelona
July 31, 2017 at 15:04 GMT -00:00 · Published

Around a hundred secessionists faced off with similar numbers of unionist demonstrators outside of the Civil Guard's Barcelona headquarters on Monday.

Pro-independence protesters sang the Catalan national anthem as unionists retorted with chants including, "I am Spanish" and "Catalonia is Spain". The two groups of protesters were kept apart by some 50 police officers.

The protest comes after the Spanish Civil Guard interrogated Catalan civil servants in June, in connection to the October 1 independence referendum preparations.

Spain: Secessionists and unionists face off over Catalan politicians interrogations02:10
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Around a hundred secessionists faced off with similar numbers of unionist demonstrators outside of the Civil Guard's Barcelona headquarters on Monday.

Pro-independence protesters sang the Catalan national anthem as unionists retorted with chants including, "I am Spanish" and "Catalonia is Spain". The two groups of protesters were kept apart by some 50 police officers.

The protest comes after the Spanish Civil Guard interrogated Catalan civil servants in June, in connection to the October 1 independence referendum preparations.

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