Thousands Protest Against Sentence of Catalan Separatist Leaders in Barcelona, Spain
Thousands of people protest in Barcelona on Monday, October 14, against the sentence of Catalan separatist leaders.
READ MORE: Spain’s Supreme Court on Monday sentenced 12 prominent former Catalan politicians and activists to lengthy prison terms for their roles in a 2017 bid to take the wealthy region out of Spain and create a new European country.
The landmark ruling, after a four-month trial, inflamed independence supporters in the northeastern region bordering France where Catalan identity is a passionate issue. (AP)