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360° video captures pro-Catalan demonstrators in Barcelona on referendum night

Spain, Barcelona
October 03, 2017 at 16:12 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thousands of pro-Catalan protesters demonstrated at the Plaza de Catalunya in Barcelona on Sunday evening, after a day of police violence in which authorities attempted to prevent Catalan citizens from voting. The referendum had been deemed illegal and unconstitutional by the Spanish government. The square held a public viewing of Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s address to the nation. At least 893 people and 33 police officers were reportedly injured in Sunday’s independence referendum.

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Thousands of pro-Catalan protesters demonstrated at the Plaza de Catalunya in Barcelona on Sunday evening, after a day of police violence in which authorities attempted to prevent Catalan citizens from voting. The referendum had been deemed illegal and unconstitutional by the Spanish government. The square held a public viewing of Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s address to the nation. At least 893 people and 33 police officers were reportedly injured in Sunday’s independence referendum.

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