Protests in Catalonia Against Independence

The political parties that oppose to Catalonia’s independence from Spain, on Sunday organised a protest in Barcelona, RIA Novosti reports.

Thousands of people gathered in the Plaça Sant Jaume in Barcelona with posters “Independence will deprive us from our identity.”

On November 9 of the last year the Parliament of Catalonia adopted a resolution proclaiming the “beginning of the process of establishing an independent state with a republican form of government.” The new chairman of the Catalan government Carles Puchdemon introduced the “roadmap” of creating an independent state.