Spain’s Basques form 202-km human chain to call for independence vote

People join hands to form a 202 km (125 miles) long, according to organisers, human chain linking the cities of San Sebastian, Vitoria and Bilbao to call for a right to vote on Basque independence, near Vitoria, Spain, June 10, 2018. REUTERS/Vincent West

MADRID (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people from Spain’s Basque Country joined hands to form a human chain running some 202 kilometres (125 miles) on Sunday to call for the right to hold a regional independence vote. Spain’s Constitution, created in 1978 after the end of dictator Francisco Franco’s regime, states that the country […]

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