Human tower builders in Catalonia kick off with pro-independence protest

Members of group "Colla Vella dels Xiquets de Valls" form a human tower called "castell" during a biannual human tower competition in Tarragona, Spain, October 7, 2018. REUTERS/Albert Gea

TARRAGONA, Spain (Reuters) – Protesters calling for Catalan independence kicked off Spain’s bi-annual human towers building competition on Sunday which is being held for the first time since Catalonia’s failed 2017 independence referendum. Though the competition is not an official pro-independence event, human towers building is a deep-rooted tradition of the Catalan culture where participants […]

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