LIVE: Pro-independence pressure group protest in Barcelona on ‘Diada’ day despite Covid restrictions

LIVE: Pro-independence pressure group protest in Barcelona on ‘Diada’ day despite Covid restrictions

Ruptly is live near the ‘Arc de Triomf’ in Barcelona on Friday, September 11, as activists from a Catalonia pro-independence pressure group (CDR) have called to hold a protest in the continuation of the region’s ‘Diada’ day to show their support for the independence movement.

Catalan National Day ‘La Diada’ celebrated on September 11, commemorates the fall of Barcelona to the troops of King Philip V of Spain after a 14-month siege in 1714.​