A week in the Catalonia´s independence referendum.

The Catalan independence referendum of 2017 held on 1 October 2017 in the Spanish autonomous community of Catalonia, was illegal under Spanish law as it had been previously suspended on 6 September 2017 by the Constitutional Court of Spain after a request from the Spanish government, who declared it a breach of the Spanish Constitution of 1978.

People protest as police try to control the area in their attempt to cast their ballot today at a polling station in the referendum vote on October 1, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. More than five million eligible Catalan voters are estimated to visit 2,315 polling stations today for Catalonia’s referendum on independence from Spain. The Spanish government in Madrid has declared the vote illegal and undemocratic.

Catalans to the polls in their opening at Cervantes school, in Barcelona, Spain, October 1, 2017. Defying the Spanish authorities, tens of thousands of Catalans turned out to vote on Sunday in a banned independence referendum for spanish Government. More than five million elegible Catalan voters are estimated to visit 2,315 polling stations today for the Catalonia’s referendum on independence from Spain. The Spanish government in Madrid has declared the vote illegal and undemocratic.

Anti-separatist demonstrators carrying Spanish flags as they take part in a protest in support of Spain’s unity in Barcelona, Spain, this Saturday 30th September 2017. The planned referendum is due to be held Sunday by the pro-independence Catalan government.

A student in favor of the referendum at the University of Barcelona on 29th September, 2017. The Catalan national Assembly, Òmnium Cultural and all sovereigntists parties organized a great final act of the Yes campaign and a massive election night.

A man protest against the violence that marred Sunday’s referendum vote in Barcelona on 3th October, 2017.

People protest as police try to control the area in their attempt to cast their ballot today at a polling station in the referendum vote on October 1, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. More than five million eligible Catalan voters are estimated to visit 2,315 polling stations today for Catalonia’s referendum on independence from Spain. The Spanish government in Madrid has declared the vote illegal and undemocratic.

People protest as police try to control the area in their attempt to cast their ballot today at a polling station in the referendum vote on October 1, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. More than five million eligible Catalan voters are estimated to visit 2,315 polling stations today for Catalonia’s referendum on independence from Spain. The Spanish government in Madrid has declared the vote illegal and undemocratic.

90% voted for Independence, supporters gather in Barcelona’s main square on 1st October, 2017. More than five million eligible Catalan voters are estimated to visit 2,315 polling stations today for Catalonia’s referendum on independence from Spain. The Spanish government in Madrid has declared the vote illegal and undemocratic.

Opening of the polling station at Cervantes school of Barcelona, on October 1, 2017. More than five million elegible Catalan voters are estimated to visit 2,315 polling stations today for the Catalonia’s referendum on independence from Spain. The Spanish government in Madrid has declared the vote illegal and undemocratic.

Regional general strike to protest against the violence that marred Sunday’s referendum vote in Barcelona on 3th October, 2017.Large numbers of Catalans are expected to observe a general strike today to condemn police violence at a banned weekend referendum on independence, as Madrid comes under growing international pressure to resolve its worst political crisis in decades.

Hundreds of people have passed on Saturday night at the escola collaso i gil (Raval district) to try and that the vote will be held in Barcelona in October 01, 2017.

People protest as police try to control the area in their attempt to cast their ballot today at a polling station in the referendum vote on October 1, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. More than five million eligible Catalan voters are estimated to visit 2,315 polling stations today for Catalonia’s referendum on independence from Spain. The Spanish government in Madrid has declared the vote illegal and undemocratic.

The library publishes Francesca Bonnemaison is closed by the Mossos d’esquadra in Barcelona, Spain, on 30th September 2017.

Neighbors warn that some police vans are directed to the IES Cervantes.

Anti-separatist demonstrators carrying Spanish flags as they take part in a protest in support of Spain’s unity in Barcelona, Spain, this Saturday 30th September 2017. The planned referendum is due to be held Sunday by the pro-independence Catalan government.

A girl with `Estelada´ flag in front of the Spanish Partido Popular headquarters in Barcelona on 3th October, 2017. Large numbers of Catalans are expected to observe a general strike today to condemn police violence at a banned weekend referendum on independence, as Madrid comes under growing international pressure to resolve its worst political crisis in decades.

People during the closing campaign rally for the ‘Yes’ vote in the independence referendum in Barcelona on September 29, 2017. The Catalan national Assembly, Òmnium Cultural and all sovereigntists parties organized a great final act of the Yes campaign and a massive election night.

Demonstrators throw referendum ballots in the air in front of the Spanish Partido Popular headquarters in Barcelona on 3th October, 2017.Large numbers of Catalans are expected to observe a general strike today to condemn police violence at a banned weekend referendum on independence, as Madrid comes under growing international pressure to resolve its worst political crisis in decades.

Thousands of people in front of the Superior Police Department during general strike to protest against the violence that marred Sunday’s referendum vote in Barcelona on 3th October, 2017. Regional general strike to protest against the violence that marred Sunday’s referendum vote in Barcelona on 3th October, 2017.

Thousands of people in front of the Superior Police Department during general strike to protest against the violence that marred Sunday’s referendum vote in Barcelona on 3th October, 2017. Regional general strike to protest against the violence that marred Sunday’s referendum vote in Barcelona on 3th October, 2017.

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