Assange predicts Catalonia independence referendum could spark CIVILWAR in Spain/Police ordered to seize ballot boxes ahead of Catalonia vote
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Assange predicts Catalonia independence referendum could spark CIVIL WAR in Spain
WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange believes the upcoming Catalonia independence referendum will create “a new 7.5 million nation or civil war” as around one million pro-separatists marched through the streets of Barcelona in support of succession from Spain.
Read this earlier an made a mental note.
Now wait for the next update
Police ordered to seize ballot boxes ahead of Catalonia vote
Barcelona (AFP) – Prosecutors in Catalonia on Tuesday ordered police to seize ballot boxes, election flyers and any other item that could be used in a banned independence referendum called by the Spanish region’s separatist executive.
Spain just transported themselves back to the 1930’s.
Spain tries to BLOCK Catalan referendum: Madrid moves to control spending on ‘illegal act’
THE Spanish government has moved to control the public spending on essential services in Catalonia in a desperate bid to halt the upcoming independence referendum.
‘Those are the rules’ Meddling EU bosses try to HALT Catalan referendum with threats
MEDDLING European Union officials continue to bury their nose into domestic affairs as the Catalan government pushes forward with its plans for an independence referendum on leaving Spain.
Catalan mayors exercise right to remain silent in referendum questioning
The first of hundreds of Catalan mayors summoned to answer questions on why they have backed a banned October 1 referendum on independence from Spain appeared before the state prosecutor on Tuesday amid cheers and chants from supporters. The first three mayors to declare exercised their right to remain silent, the Association of Municipalities for Independence said. Madrid has declared the referendum illegal and the Constitutional Court has suspended the vote that was approved by the regional government earlier this month. So far, 745 of 948 municipal leaders have said they will provide venues for the referendum
Spanish police storm Catalan government buildings to stop independence referendum
The Independent – 1 min ago
Union activists protest against Spanish police raids and detentions in Barcelona this morning.
Spanish Ministry of Finance confirms that Catalan Finances are totally blocked. Meanwhile, more people coming to Catalan Ministry of Economy
Spanish Ministry of Finance confirms that Catalan Finances are totally blocked. Meanwhile, more people coming to Catalan Ministry of Economy pic.twitter.com/Pgriim4YqS
— This is Catalonia (@ThIsCatalonia) September 20, 2017
This is outrageous. Perfectly valid excuse for civil war.
Catalan leader hits out at ‘state of emergency’ in region
Spanish police arrests Catalonian officials as the region approaches referndum about its independence, people are gathering in the streets
h/t Welsh Womble