"Around 50,000 people are expected to be in Spain's capital Madrid on Saturday evening to demonstrate for Catalan independence, writes El País. The planned demonstration yesterday under the slogan "
"the Majority of demonstrators are expected from Catalonia, but the police also expect participants from the Basque country and Galicia, which like Catalonia has its own language and a strong regional culture."
"Over 500 police officers are assigned to ensure security at the demonstration, which may be subject to action from the Spain-nationalist extreme right."
"The twelve persons indicted at risk of long prison sentences. They are suspected of, inter alia, the uprisings in the connection with the referendum on Catalan independence and the subsequent declaration of independence in the autumn of 2017."