Protesters in Berlin demand release of Catalonia's ex-leader

Hundreds of Catalan independence supporters marched through the capital demanding release of the ex-regional president who was arrested in Germany last week and who faces extradition to Spain on rebellion charges.

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    On Sunday, hundreds of supporters of the former Catalan president marched through Germany's capital demanding his release.

    Protesters are making controversial comparisons between attempts to extradite Carles Puigdemont with what happened to his famous counterpart nearly 80 years ago.

    The former Catalan president was arrested in Germany last week and faces extradition to Spain on rebellion charges.

    Al Jazeera's David Chater reports from Barcelona.


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