Witnessing 1.5 million people demand independence from Spain

Austrian Verena Gruber recounts the experience of observing nearly 1.5 million Catalans demonstrate for independence from Spain just weeks before the Catalonia region voted “yes” in a historic referendum to go their separate way.

Storyteller: Verena Gruber

Date of Story: 11 September, 2015; 27 September 2015
Location of Story: Barcelona, Spain
Location: Vienna, Austria
Date: 26 October, 2015