Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont holds a carnation in Sant Julia de Ramis on Sunday during the referendum on independence for Catalonia that was banned by Madrid. Photo: AFP

A win-win for Catalan separatists as Spanish government forces are vilified

Gwynne Dyer says momentum and sentiment may be on the side of Catalonian independence, but neither the law nor the majority are

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Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont holds a carnation in Sant Julia de Ramis on Sunday during the referendum on independence for Catalonia that was banned by Madrid. Photo: AFP
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