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Spain: 'ACAF: All cops are friends' - Counter-protesters jazz up anti-police acronym in Barcelona00:40

Spain: 'ACAF: All cops are friends' - Counter-protesters jazz up anti-police acronym in Barcelona

Spain, Barcelona
September 21, 2017 at 15:25 GMT -00:00 · Published

Some fifty protesters gathered in support of Spanish Civil Guard outside the police headquarters in Barcelona on Thursday. The protesters sang Spanish songs and held a large banner reading "All cops are friends," their own take on the famous anti-police acronym 'ACAB' (All Cops Are Bastards). The protest comes after Civil Guard arrested 14 senior Catalan regional government officials. The arrests sparked unrest among pro-independence supporters protesting police raids on Catalan government officials ahead of the independence referendum.Catalan citizens will vote in an upcoming historic independence referendum on October 1, in a ballot that has been deemed “illegal” by the Spanish government. The Constitutional Court has suspended the Catalan referendum law, following an appeal from the Spanish government. It will be suspended until the court reaches a decision.

Spain: 'ACAF: All cops are friends' - Counter-protesters jazz up anti-police acronym in Barcelona00:40
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Some fifty protesters gathered in support of Spanish Civil Guard outside the police headquarters in Barcelona on Thursday. The protesters sang Spanish songs and held a large banner reading "All cops are friends," their own take on the famous anti-police acronym 'ACAB' (All Cops Are Bastards). The protest comes after Civil Guard arrested 14 senior Catalan regional government officials. The arrests sparked unrest among pro-independence supporters protesting police raids on Catalan government officials ahead of the independence referendum.Catalan citizens will vote in an upcoming historic independence referendum on October 1, in a ballot that has been deemed “illegal” by the Spanish government. The Constitutional Court has suspended the Catalan referendum law, following an appeal from the Spanish government. It will be suspended until the court reaches a decision.

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