Catalans stop work to protest police force during referendum

Childhood friends David Jovellar, 24, wearing an ‘estelada’ or independence flag and Almudena Chueco, 23, wearing a Spanish flag hug as they bumped into each other at a demonstration in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday Oct. 3, 2017. Thousands of people demonstrated against the confiscation of ballot boxes and charges on unarmed civilians during Sunday’s referendum on Catalonia’s secession from Spain that was previously declared illegal by Spain’s Constitutional Court. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)


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