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Attendees hold posters reading "Because I'm democrat" and "Because it's my right" during a political rally supporting a referendum on independence, at the Catalonia's Congress Palace of Catalonia in Barcelona on May 19, 2017. 
Spain's conservative government today urged Catalan president Carles Puigdemont to present his proposal to hold a regional independence referendum before parliament instead of in public.

 / AFP PHOTO / Josep LAGO        (Photo credit should read JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)
Attendees hold posters reading "Because I'm democrat" and "Because it's my right" during a political rally supporting a referendum on independence, at the Catalonia's Congress Palace of Catalonia in Barcelona on May 19, 2017. 
Spain's conservative government today urged Catalan president Carles Puigdemont to present his proposal to hold a regional independence referendum before parliament instead of in public.

 / AFP PHOTO / Josep LAGO        (Photo credit should read JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

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