Catalan separatists rally in Barcelona to support secession

September 11, 2016 6:40 PM

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Catalan separatists rally in Barcelona to support secession

MADRID – Hundreds of thousands of separatist-minded Catalans have rallied in Barcelona to show their support for an independent nation that would break away from Spain, leaving it without its powerful and prosperous northeastern region.

Barcelona police estimated on their Twitter account that about 540,000 people attended Saturday's demonstration in support of a legally-binding referendum on secession.

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