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Spain: Thousands rally for Spanish unity amid Catalonia protests

Spain, Barcelona
October 27, 2019 at 16:29 GMT +00:00 · Published

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Barcelona on Sunday to call for the unity of Spain after weeks of Catalonian independence protests. The protesters marched through Barcelona's central Paseo de Gracia under a motto "for coexistence, for democracy, for Catalonia: Enough!," waving flags of both Spain and the European Union.

The demonstration was attended by various members of Parliament and local leaders of political parties advocating against Catalonia's independence. At least 80,000 gathered for the rally, according to reports citing the police.

On Saturday, nearly 350,000 pro-independence activists held a rally in central Barcelona. Clashes with law enforcement broke out in the night time.

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Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Barcelona on Sunday to call for the unity of Spain after weeks of Catalonian independence protests. The protesters marched through Barcelona's central Paseo de Gracia under a motto "for coexistence, for democracy, for Catalonia: Enough!," waving flags of both Spain and the European Union.

The demonstration was attended by various members of Parliament and local leaders of political parties advocating against Catalonia's independence. At least 80,000 gathered for the rally, according to reports citing the police.

On Saturday, nearly 350,000 pro-independence activists held a rally in central Barcelona. Clashes with law enforcement broke out in the night time.

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