Catalonia independence bid struggles as more leaders arrested

With three of its leaders behind bars, Catalonia has not been able to elect a president.

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    With three of its leaders behind bars, Catalonia has not been able to elect a president. To fix that, the region's parliament has voted to allow politicians who have been arrested or are in exile to stand for elections in absentia. But Spain's central government has the final say, which is threatening the chances for Catalan independence.

    Al Jazeera's David Chater reports from Barcelona.


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