Catalan Protest Group Announces 'Ambitious' Plan for Rallies on Campaign

Catalan Protest Group Announces 'Ambitious' Plan for Rallies on Campaign Silence Day

MADRID (Sputnik) - Spain's secessionist region of Catalonia has been rocked by violent protests since mid-October. The demonstrations come in response to the Supreme Court's ruling to give lengthy prison terms to several Catalan leaders over their involvement in the semi-autonomous region's 2017 unsanctioned independence referendum.