The Washington Post is reporting that hundreds of thousands of Spaniards have turned out to protest the declared independence of Catalonia from Spain. The regular citizens of Spain do not want to see Catalonia leave. Not only that, but they want to see the leaders of the independence movement punished for their rebellion. This incident shows the public hatred throughout the rest of Spain for Catalonia and the public pressure the government is on to prevent secession.
Summary by Alec Beutel