Catalonia protesters clash with police over separatist trial  

  22 February 2019    Read: 923
Catalonia protesters clash with police over separatist trial  

Riot police clashed with pro-independence Catalan protesters in Barcelona on Thursday while other activists burned tires and tried to block highways across northeast Spain as part of a day of protests against the trial of 12 separatist leaders.

Near the Plaza Catalonia railway station in downtown Barcelona, police in riot gear used batons against a large group of mostly young protesters after some of them hurled stones at the police. No arrests or injuries were reported.


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