Protesters use fences as a barricade during clashes near the Police headquarters in Barcelona. Photo: AFP

Spain’s PM under pressure as Catalan separatists copy Hong Kong protest tactics

  • Barcelona and other Catalan cities have been rocked by seven successive nights of protests since Spain’s Supreme Court sentenced nine separatist leaders to jail
  • Catalan separatists are openly copy tactics devised by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong
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Protesters use fences as a barricade during clashes near the Police headquarters in Barcelona. Photo: AFP
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Demonstrators celebrate after police leave the area during a protest, after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona. Photo: Reuters

Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau pleads with protesters for violence to stop in riot-stricken Catalonia

  • Riots continue in Spanish capital after Monday’s Supreme Court verdict that sentenced nine separatist leaders to prison
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Demonstrators celebrate after police leave the area during a protest, after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona. Photo: Reuters
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