Saturday, September 12, 2015

Catalonia's huge pro-independence rally

Catalonia's A huge rally took place yesterday in Catalonia (nowadays Kingdom of Spain) with hundreds of thousands of pro-independence campaigners lining the streets.  About 1,400,000 people joined together in a number givern by the own city's police. The demo vas convoked by the Catalan National Assembly as well as Òmnium Cultural. The big motto was "We want our own state".

The Together for Yes (Junts pel Sí) campaign, a pro-independence coalition of parties, is leading the polls ahead of Catalonia's regional elections this month, and has promised to push through plans for an independent Catalan state if it wins a majority.  The Spanish government has promised to block any move to break away.

Aerial pictures

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