600 lawyers sign manifesto in support of constitutionality of Catalan referendum
5 May 2017
A mural saying: Freedom for Catalunya (Photo credit: CC0 Public Domain/pixabay)
Over 600 Spanish lawyers signed a manifesto in support of Catalonia's independence referendum. The manifesto reads that the referendum is in line with the Constitution. It further states that the issue is more of a political than legal problem. Finally, it reiterates that in a democracy "it is the internal constitutional framework that allows the citizens to propose substantial changes in the political and territorial organization, and that provides instruments to channel this democratic aspiration".
Read the full article here: Catalan News Agency