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Spain: Catalan independence camp cleared from Barcelona city centre01:21

Spain: Catalan independence camp cleared from Barcelona city centre

Spain, Barcelona
September 26, 2018 at 12:56 GMT +00:00 · Published

A tent camp established by Catalonian independence activists in the heart of Barcelona was dismantled by local police on Wednesday.

The police claimed it was necessary to remove the camp for security reasons but said that the protesters themselves were free to stay in the Placa de Sant Jaume and to continue their protest.

The camp was established on September 11, with activists claiming they wouldn't leave until Catalan independence was achieved.

Spain: Catalan independence camp cleared from Barcelona city centre01:21
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A tent camp established by Catalonian independence activists in the heart of Barcelona was dismantled by local police on Wednesday.

The police claimed it was necessary to remove the camp for security reasons but said that the protesters themselves were free to stay in the Placa de Sant Jaume and to continue their protest.

The camp was established on September 11, with activists claiming they wouldn't leave until Catalan independence was achieved.

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