A general strike has shut down much of Barcelona and the Catalonian region of Spain. This comes after days of street protests by Catalan separatists. On Monday, the Spanish Supreme Court sentenced nine Catalan separatist leaders to up 13 years in prison over their role in Catalonia’s 2017 bid for independence.
General Strike Shuts Down Barcelona Following Sentencing of Catalan Separatist Leaders
HeadlineOct 18, 2019