Spanish authorities have seized Catalonian independence campaign leaflets and warned that jailing the region’s top politician could not be ruled out.
Central government is attempting to block next month’s vote which it says is unconstitutional .
Spanish police on Sunday seized 1.3 million pamphlets and posters supporting Catalonia’s independence referendum,… https://t.co/qFyhhXTq5D— Channels Television (@channelstv) September 17, 2017
Despite the raid, supporters of the referendum held a rally in Catalonia’s main city, Barcelona carrying posters vowing to go ahead.
Over the weekend 700 Catalan mayors also gave their backing.
“What can the police do to us if we are peaceful?” asked one woman. “We are just supporting democracy that’s all, democracy.”