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Spain: Catalan firefighters form 'awareness ribbon' in protest against Article 15502:39

Spain: Catalan firefighters form 'awareness ribbon' in protest against Article 155

Spain, Barcelona
November 20, 2017 at 14:13 GMT -00:00 · Published

Some 150 Catalan firefighters gathered in Barcelona on Monday, to protest the imprisonment of Catalonian leaders and the application of Article 155.The firefighters formed an 'awareness ribbon' and hung a banner in the cesspit of Montjuic Castle, where former Catalonian president Lluis Companys was shot dead by former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco's forces. The firefighters voiced their concern over 'the application of the Article 155 by the Spanish administration, which cuts the direction of the Catalan firefighters" and "the freedom of the political prisoners who are in jail and those who are in exile", said the representative of Barcelona’s firefighters, Oriol Salvador.Raquel Santiago, a firefighter from Catalonia, explained that Article 155 has gravely affected the regions fire service."The people who are gathered here today are off duty and this is why we can do it" she added, ensuring that the fire stations are fully functional.

Spain: Catalan firefighters form 'awareness ribbon' in protest against Article 15502:39
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Some 150 Catalan firefighters gathered in Barcelona on Monday, to protest the imprisonment of Catalonian leaders and the application of Article 155.The firefighters formed an 'awareness ribbon' and hung a banner in the cesspit of Montjuic Castle, where former Catalonian president Lluis Companys was shot dead by former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco's forces. The firefighters voiced their concern over 'the application of the Article 155 by the Spanish administration, which cuts the direction of the Catalan firefighters" and "the freedom of the political prisoners who are in jail and those who are in exile", said the representative of Barcelona’s firefighters, Oriol Salvador.Raquel Santiago, a firefighter from Catalonia, explained that Article 155 has gravely affected the regions fire service."The people who are gathered here today are off duty and this is why we can do it" she added, ensuring that the fire stations are fully functional.

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