Spanish Rift: Crackdown on ex-Catalan leader & cabinet fuels rallies, division

Madrid’s crackdown on the former leadership of Catalonia is deepening the political crisis in Spain. Carles Puigdemont and his allies face charges of sedition, rebellion and embezzlement.
They have been ordered to remain in Belgium while their case is considered.
Thousands rallied to decry the government’s handling of the declaration of independence by the region.
Journalist Martin Roberts has more on the ongoing crisis.


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