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Spain: Catalan officials insist raids will not stop vote

Catalonia says it will go ahead with an independence referendum on Sunday, despite Spain declaring it illegal.

by Karl Penhaul

Catalonia says it will go ahead with an independence referendum on Sunday, in spite of Spain declaring it illegal.

The government in Madrid is planning to deploy police at polling stations to prevent people from voting.

Al Jazeera's Karl Penhaul reports from Barcelona.


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