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Catalonia Independence Movement Draws on History


Catalonia Independence Movement Draws on History
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Catalonia will hold regional elections Thursday, two months after separatist campaigners tried to declare independence from Madrid following a disputed referendum. Many leaders of the secessionist movement have been arrested – prompting comparisons among some supporters to the actions of former Spanish dictator General Francisco Franco. As Henry Ridgwell reports from Barcelona, history plays a key role in the Catalan independence movement.

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