Catalan Leaders Claim Right to Independence After Controversial Independence Vote

October 2, 2017 12:22 AM
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Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says the region has won the right to demand an independent state after Sunday's controversial referendum on independence. Spain's government has banned the vote it declared unconstitutional and has sent police and riot forces to stop the balloting. Clashes between the police and voters left hundreds of people injured. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports.