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GALLERY - Scenes from Barcelona on the day of the Catalan referendum

02 October 2017
Sunday's independence referendum in Catalonia saw ordinary people organise to resist state repression - and protect the right to vote

Eyewitness from Barcelona - ‘We‘ve defied repression in Catalonia independence vote’

01 October 2017
Catalonia’s independence referendum – outlawed by the Spanish state – took place on Sunday. As voting closed, activist David Karvala spoke to Socialist Worker from outside a polling station in Barcelona

Catalans say they will resist repression ahead of independence referendum

30 September 2017
Millions of people in Catalonia are set to defy the police and the state to vote on independence from Spain today, Sunday.

GALLERY - Thousands join protests in Catalonia ahead of independence referendum

29 September 2017
The Spanish government is facing a deep political crisis as people in Catalonia defy its attempts to crush a referendum on independence due to take place on Sunday. 

Mass protests of students, workers and farmers defy repression in Catalonia

29 September 2017
The Spanish government faces increasing defiance to its attempts to crush a referendum on independence in Catalonia.

Catalan movement rocks the Spanish state to its core

26 September 2017
The Spanish government is facing a deep political crisis as people in Catalonia defy its attempts to crush a referendum on independence.

Protests against Catalan clampdown plunge Spanish state into crisis

22 September 2017
The Spanish government is facing a deep political crisis as people in Catalonia defy attempts to crush a referendum on independence.

Battle is on as Spanish state tries to repress Catalan independence vote

18 September 2017
The Spanish state is trying to prevent people in Catalonia from voting in a referendum on Catalan independence on 1 October.

Million march for Catalonian independence

12 September 2017
Supporters of Catalan independence responded to new harassment by the Spanish government with a million-strong march on Monday.

Spanish Tory government is hounded on its own march

28 August 2017
Activists in Barcelona made sure a protest in response to terror attacks opposed war and racism, reports Maria Dantas

Muslims and anti-racists in Barcelona won't let far right exploit terror attack

19 August 2017
Muslims, anti-racists and anti-fascists are organising in Catalonia to resist any Islamophobic backlash after terrorist attacks on Thursday night

European Union crackdown drives refugees to Spain on new dangerous sea route

15 August 2017
The number of refugees crossing the sea to Spain has tripled in a year. And in other international news Israeli army officers have talked up the possibility of a new war on Palestinians

Catalonia independence referendum defies Spanish state ban

13 June 2017
The Catalan government in Barcelona has called a referendum on independence—defying a ban by the Spanish government in Madrid.

Reports round-up

23 May 2017
Around 50 anti-fascists turned out in Brighton to see off French Front National candidate Tony Thommes.

Imagine Moscow: How Stalin debased the design of revolution and other exhibitions

23 May 2017
Imagine Moscow exhibition showing until 4 June at The Design Museum London, W8 6AG

Absurd Gibraltar bluster reveals what ‘kind of people’ the Tories really are

04 April 2017
A succession of Tories have threatened to go to war to “defend” Gibraltar, the British possession on the southern tip of the Spanish state.

Hundreds of thousands march in Barcelona to say ‘refugees welcome’

21 February 2017
Up to 300,000 people marched in Barcelona last Saturday demanding the Spanish state welcome more refugees.

Millions of students join national strike in Spain

01 November 2016
School and college students struck and protested across the Spanish state last week against exams they fear will bring back the elitism of former dictator Francisco Franco.

Compromises on the left set to help the Tories form a new government in Spain

20 October 2016
A leadership coup inside the Spanish equivalent of the Labour Party may have restored the Spanish Tories to office.

The left’s advance stalls in Spanish election disappointment

27 June 2016
The results of the general elections in the Spanish state yesterday, Sunday, brought disappointment for the left.

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