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Spain: Catalan independence movement block road to France00:27

Spain: Catalan independence movement block road to France

Spain, La Jonquera
November 11, 2019 at 15:28 GMT -00:00 · Published

Hundreds of Catalan protesters blocked the motorway between Spain and France at the La Jonquera border point on Monday, after parliamentary elections in Spain failed to produce a clear winner.

Protesters lined both sides of the AP7 highway. The direct action was reportedly organised by the Tsunami Democratic activist group, which campaigns for Catalan independence.

The autonomous region has been in the grip of mass protests since mid-October after a court handed lengthy prison sentences to Catalan politicians.

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Hundreds of Catalan protesters blocked the motorway between Spain and France at the La Jonquera border point on Monday, after parliamentary elections in Spain failed to produce a clear winner.

Protesters lined both sides of the AP7 highway. The direct action was reportedly organised by the Tsunami Democratic activist group, which campaigns for Catalan independence.

The autonomous region has been in the grip of mass protests since mid-October after a court handed lengthy prison sentences to Catalan politicians.

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