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Eduair🎗 1h
Replying to @washingtonpost
P O L I T C S Repression by the Spanish Inquisition.
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Sean Silva 7h
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Demonstrators clash with Spanish National Police officers as they leave the road outside the Catalan Pro-Independence Lefty party CUP headquarters on September 20, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.
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Sean Silva 7h
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Popular protest against the decision quickly turned into demands for independence
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Sean Silva 7h
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In Catalunya the colour YELLOW is banned as it represents freedom for the Catalan Political Prisoners in Madrid! When you cannot even protest peacefully, no wonder so many Catalans want independence from Spain!?
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Sean Silva 7h
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November 2014 The referendum asked two questions: "Do you want Catalonia to become a state?" & if so, "Do you want this state to be independent?" The Government of Spain referred the proposed referendum to the Constitutional Court, which ruled it unconstitutional.
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Sean Silva 7h
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Independence- Independence is a condition of a person, nation, country, or state in which its residents and population, or some portion thereof, exercise self-government, and usually sovereignty, over the territory.
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Sean Silva 7h
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On 27 October 2017 the Catalan Parliament voted in a secret ballot to approve a resolution declaring independence from Spain by a vote of 70–10 in the absence of the constitutionalist deputies, who refused to participate in a vote considered illegal
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Sean Silva 7h
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The modern independence movement began in 2010 when the Constitutional Court of Spain ruled that some of the articles of the 2006 Statute of Autonomy—which had been agreed with the Spanish government and passed by a referendum in Catalonia—were unconstitutiona
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Sean Silva 7h
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As the most prosperous of Spain’s 17 regions, Catalonia houses roughly 19 percent of Spain’s economy, benefiting from tourism, exports, manufacturing, and industry.
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Sean Silva 7h
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Pro-independence lawmakers hope the northeastern region will gain complete political and economic autonomy from Spain despite the referendum putting Catalonia in open defiance of central authorities in Madrid.
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Sean Silva 7h
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Although deemed illegal by the Spanish government and Constitutional Court, the referendum was held on 1 October 2017.
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Sean Silva 7h
The Catalan independence movement is a social and political movement with roots in Catalan nationalism, which seeks the independence of Catalonia from Spain.
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Sean Silva 7h
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Catalonia in numbers 16% of Spain's population live in Catalonia, and it produces: 25.6% of Spain's exports 19% of Spain's GDP 20.7% of foreign investment
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Sean Silva 7h
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Police fired rubber bullets, wrestled protesters, smashed doorways and carted off ballot boxes in several parts of Barcelona on Sunday, as long lines of people voted in an independence referendum that could radically reshape politics across a divided region.
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Sean Silva 7h
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As a result, article 155 of the Spanish constitution was triggered, the Catalan government was dismissed and direct rule was imposed from the central government in Madrid
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Vendetta Apr 23
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Sean Silva 7h
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In a vote 90% voted in favour of independence, with a turnout of 43%. Based on this result, on 27 October 2017 the Parliament of Catalonia approved a resolution creating an independent Republic
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Som República! 🎗🇧🇪🇨🇭🇩🇰🇩🇪🇫🇮🇦🇹🇳🇱🇬🇧 7h
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Sokkelesten 🎗🌹🇳🇴 Jan 9
I guess can be one of those ’s after what they are doing to .
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