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Spanish Court Suspends Catalonia Independence Vote

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Spain's Constitutional Court suspended on Monday an independence referendum called by Catalonia for November, although political forces in the wealthy north-east region forged ahead with a political campaign ahead of their planned vote.

Spain's central government earlier on Monday asked the court to declare the vote illegal on the grounds that it breaches the country's constitution.

While it could take years for the constitutional court to rule on the issue, the vote was effectively suspended by the court's decision to accept the case.

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One response to “Spanish Court Suspends Catalonia Independence Vote

  1. Had this vote occurred, the earth would have spun off its axis and flung itself into the sun. Such is the sacred indivisibility of the modern state and the (cough) importance of this or that constitution.

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