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Catalonia’s rebels: The jailed, exiled & persecuted independence leaders

By ethan / March 23, 2018

When Catalonia, after a referendum, decided to become independent from Spain, Madrid responded with a swift and thorough crackdown. Politicians and activists were scooped up by the dozen, and 25 are facing decades in jail. The October 1 2017 independence referendum in Catalonia returned an overwhelming result in favor of secession, albeit at a below-50 […]

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