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Hundreds of thousands protest for release of prisoners

15 April 2018 04:23 PM

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ACN | Barcelona

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Hundreds of thousands protest for release of prisoners Police figures show 315,000 protesters took to the streets, while organizers state that attendance is at 750,000 SHARE 15 April 2018 02:23 PM byACN | Barcelona Nearly six months to the day have passed since the imprisonment of the grassroots pro-independence activists Jordi Cuixart and Jordi Sànchez, the last presidential candidate. They were arrested by the Spanish police for their roles in the independence roadmap of Catalonia. To mark the occasion, a platform made up of various organizations in favor of Catalan state called for a march to take place on April 15, in the heart of Barcelona. Police figures claim that 315,000 were in attendance, while organizers count around 750,000 protesters.

  • Hundreds of thousands protest for release of prisoners