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    Spain's Shame

    Some of the coverage I have seen last night and this morning is disgraceful.

    An almost Paramilitary oppression against democracy sponsored and supported by the state.

    Spain should be ashamed of its self.

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    Re: Spain's Shame

    Totally agree terrible way to handle the situation can only make the situation worse.

    Reminded me of the way Thatcher treated the miners.

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    Re: Spain's Shame

    I hope the Scots take note that if the Catalans do get their independence, they are automatically out of Europe, and to re-enter would have to go through the whole joining process other countries have to.
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    Re: Spain's Shame

    Just seen footage of 2 riot police attaching a young women/girl with their batons.
    Disgusting.

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    Very hostile situation and some of the actions of the police are shocking

    So what happens if this vote is a yes - itís all pretty meaningless isnít it because itís not an authorised vote and not legally binding

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    Re: Spain's Shame

    Quote Originally Posted by Pin-seeker View Post
    Just seen footage of 2 riot police attaching a young women/girl with their batons.
    Disgusting.
    Police are supposed to be independent and protect the public.

    Puppets of the state more like a private army .
    They should not have interfered in a political decision to have a vote.

    Heavyhanded tactics were disgraceful, Spain should hang it's head in shame.

    Will be interesting to hear what the EU say.

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    Re: Spain's Shame

    Quote Originally Posted by clubchamp98 View Post

    Will be interesting to hear what the EU say.

    The silence, I would suggest, will be deafening...
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    Re: Spain's Shame

    Quote Originally Posted by Bunkermagnet View Post
    I hope the Scots take note that if the Catalans do get their independence, they are automatically out of Europe, and to re-enter would have to go through the whole joining process other countries have to.
    Spain is more likely to be suspended by the EU for using violence on it's own people. [Who attacked them with votes.]

    Petty anti Scots point scoring when folk are getting battered about the head for wanting to vote is not classy

    FYI Scotland is a Country and Catalonia is a region.

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    Re: Spain's Shame

    Quote Originally Posted by Liverpoolphil View Post
    Very hostile situation and some of the actions of the police are shocking

    So what happens if this vote is a yes - itís all pretty meaningless isnít it because itís not an authorised vote and not legally binding
    The Catalan PM is going to declare independence within 48 hours. Apparently. After that, who knows?

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    Re: Spain's Shame

    lets not forget its not that long ago Spain was a military dictatorship, and this sort of behavior was common place

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