Catalonia on the eve of its independence referendum

Spanish police are trying to shut down schools that are serving as voting stations in the Catalonia referendum, so families and committees involved in the bid for independence are camping out at these schools to ensure they stay open.

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    Spanish police are trying to shut down schools that are serving as voting stations in the Catalonia referendum, so families and committees involved in the bid for independence are camping out at these schools to ensure they stay open.

    Al Jazeera's Karl Penhaul reports from Barcelona.


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