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Spaniards take to the streets for process former Catalan regional president

Spaniards take to the streets for process former Catalan regional president

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Thousands of Spaniards are Monday in Barcelona on the street again to protest against the process of the Catalan director Artur Mas.

Mas with two other directors have been guilty of deception, of the abuse of power, grave disobedience, abuse of public funds and obstruction of justice when they, in 2014, an unofficial referendum was organised on separation from Spain.

The supreme court outlawed the poll at the request of the government in Madrid, but Mas and his associates put. Of the 6.3 million eligible voters, brought there according to the Catalan government 2.3 million in their vote. The vast majority of them voted for independence.

Spain is protesting against the process of Mas

Artur Mas applauds on his arrival at the supreme court in Spain. Outside the doors is a large protest organized against the process.
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Thousands of Spaniards are Monday in Barcelona on the street again.
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Protestors waving ‘estelada’flags, this is the symbol of the Catalanistische independence movement.
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Mas is a 10-year ban on holding public office above the head.

The politician joined in early 2016 to new elections in Catalonia avoid. Which threatened to be issued after the left-wing party CUP, trust in Mas had terminated.

See also:
Catalan regional president Artur Mas will resign

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