Connect with us


Thousands of Catalans protest outside the European Parliament in Strasbourg

Yummy french fries as background; Shutterstock ID 744320251

A few thousand Catalans are displaying outside the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday to denounce that three elected Catalan separatist politicians wouldn’t be allowed to share in the Parliament’s inaugural session.

Police estimate the amount of protesters to be approximately 4,000. The demonstrators have built a scene facing the institution, along with public transport cannot hit the Parliament, which now welcomes the 751 newly eleceted MEPs from the new European elections held in May.

Since Spain is obstructing the three elected Catalan separatist MEPs from taking office, the parliament’s opening session has been indicated with their three empty seats.

“Where would our votes proceed if individuals we vote can not then go and do their own duties?” To the river?” , whined a single protestor, pointing to the canal which flows adjacent to the Parliament.

“It is vital to be here, as in the Spanish borders our rights are oppressed,” he continued, wrapped at the Catalan regional flag.

Newsletter Signup

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Central Asia and Europe should strengthen human rights partnership


Police launch major operation after controversial music video in Brussels


Belgian Beer World is the new Brussels beer experience @BourseBeurs


Bomb scare closes schools in Brussels and Walloon Brabant


Newsletter Signup

Copyright © Brussels Post News

Newsletter Signup