Tensions Escalate One Week Ahead of Catalonia Independence Referendum

HeadlineSep 25, 2017
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Meanwhile, tensions continue to escalate over Catalonia’s independence referendum on October 1. The Spanish government has tried to take control of Catalonia’s police force, although Catalan police chiefs rejected the move. Also over the weekend, pro-referendum organizers distributed 1 million paper ballots, ahead of Sunday’s vote.

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