Soccer great Pep Guardiola has called on the international community to support a referendum on Catalan independence that Spain's government considers illegal. Guardiola read a manifesto at a rally of several thousand supporters of Catalan independence who gathered at a fountain in...
BBC News: Huge turnout for Catalan independence rally. Some 1.5 million people have been taking part in Catalonia's annual independence rally in Barcelona, according to police. Tens of thousands of people poured into the city waving the region's independence flag and brandishing the colours red and yellow. This year's march aimed to be the biggest ever - and a protest against the Spanish government's tax laws. Catalonia wants Madrid to review its tax agreement and provide a bailout.
Spain: Deportation Case Casts Light on Push for Catalan Independence
Spain: Deportation Case Casts Light on Push for Catalan Independence - Time World. "Ziani’s supporters, who learned of his troubles earlier this week, suspect that the real motivation for his deportation lies a lot closer to home: for the past year, the 45-year-old businessman and religious leader has worked as liaison to the Muslim community for an organization that promotes independence for the semi-autonomous region of Catalonia from Spain."
What Does a 36-Foot-Tall Human Tower Have to Do With Catalan Independence?