Over hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Barcelonia to protest against the Catalan governments’ decision to embark on the push for independence. Following the demonstration of the Anti-Independence Rally on Sunday a week after the independence referendum. More than one million civilians had taken part over the independence agitation, to stop the splitting of Catalonia from the rest of the country. Stating that such idea of independence would definitely be an obstacle to the uninterrupted unity and peace that has been in existence for the past 40 years ago in Spain since the death of Francisco Franco in 1975.
Tensions have erupted in Togo after protests against the 50 years ruling by the Gnassingbe family dynasty. Thousands of Togolese have marched through the streets of Togo over the political reform crisis, protesting against the government of president Faure Gnassingbe’, crying for the re-establishment and reinstatement of the constitution limiting terms. This is the time that a country which has been ruled by the oldest military tyrannical leaders decides to rise for its freedom. Togo is the only ECOWAS country never to have experienced any real democratic change.