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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Mass Solidarity Rally in Barcelona
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
Madrid's fascist regime governs by aligning with America's killing machine waging war on humanity, exploiting its own people, repressing them, beating up voters exercising their legitimate franchise, silencing dissent by closing web sites, and imprisoning its citizens for political reasons.
Its actions following Catalonia's legitimate October 1 self-determination referendum ripped off its mask, revealing its viciousness, its contempt for international law, its flagrant abuse of power.
In response to the Monday political arrests of key Catalan separatist activists Jordi Sanchez and Jordi Cuixart disgracefully accused of sedition, tens of thousands of Catalans rallied overnight in Barcelona's Placa Sant Jaume – in solidarity with their comrades, chanting "Freedom for Sanchez and Cuixart," a powerful display of contempt for police state
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