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Students and workers call for general strike in Barcelona in support of jailed Catalan leaders

Spain, Barcelona

Students union and other pro-independence unions have called for a general strike and protest in support of jailed Catalan pro-independence leaders in Barcelona on Friday, October 18.

On Monday, nine Catalan pro-independence leaders were sentenced to between nine and 13 years in prison for their role in Catalonia’s 2017 independence bid and unauthorised referendum.

Date of startOctober 18, 2019
Time of start09:40
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Students union and other pro-independence unions have called for a general strike and protest in support of jailed Catalan pro-independence leaders in Barcelona on Friday, October 18. On Monday, nine Catalan pro-independence leaders were sentenced to between nine and 13 years in prison for their role in Catalonia’s 2017 independence bid and unauthorised referendum.

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