Carles Puigdemont hailed as hero at Catalan march in Brussels
the Guardian -

Ousted president addresses huge crowd who turn anger on European commission for failure to act against Spanish government

Nearly 50,000 people marched through the European quarter of Brussels on Thursday night in support of Catalan independence and the region’s ousted president, Carles Puigdemont, who has avoided arrest in Spain by taking refuge in Belgium.

There were chants of “Puigdemont, President” from the crowd that was estimated by police to number 45,000. Many people were draped in...

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