Lluis Companys statue, Freedom 11 November Protest, Barcelona
Statue of Lluis Companys, near Arc de Triomf, Barcelona. Companys was the President of Catalonia (Spain), from 1934 and during the Spanish Civil War. Exiled after the war, he was captured executed by firing squad in 1940, on the orders of the dictator Franco.
More than 750,000 people crowd onto Carrer de La Marina, Barcelona, to protest the jailing of Catalan government ministers and civil society leaders on Saturday November 11, 2017.