14th December 2019

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Police start to clear AP-7, as protestors call to block Basque border route

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Early on Tuesday morning, French police used pepper spray to start removing protestors who had been blocking the AP-7 motorway at the French border, after the
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Catalan president denies any link to activists held on terrorism charges

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Catalan president Quim Torra has denied ‘any link’ with detained activists held on terrorism charges and who have implicated him in testimonies regarding a plan
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Felipe VI visit to Barcelona sparks major protests

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A visit from Spanish King Felipe VI to Barcelona on Monday for an awards ceremony has sparked major protests, and which began noisily on Sunday
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‘Without journalism, there is no democracy’ protest in Barcelona

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At least 65 journalists have been injured whilst covering protests against the verdict and sentence of the Catalan Trial so far, with statistics showing that roughly
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Human Rights Commissioner at CoE condemns ‘disproportionate use of force’

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The Commissioner for Human Rights at the Council of Europe has expressed concern regarding the ‘disproportionate use of force’ and ‘the inappropriate use of anti-riot weapons’ by
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Spanish PM visits Barcelona, refusing to talk or meet with Catalan president

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Spain’s acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez visited Barcelona on Monday, yet refused to speak or meet with the Catalan president Quim Torra. Sánchez visited police officers
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Madrid says protests ‘affecting Catalonia’s international reputation’

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Fernando Grande-Marlaska, the Spanish interior minister, has said that the recent protests in Barcelona and other Catalan cities and towns are ‘affecting Catalonia’s international reputation’. He
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Counting the cost of Catalan protests, as fourth night kicks off

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With the fourth night of protests already underway in Barcelona and other Catalan cities over the jailing of nine independence leaders to up to 13