No more yellow ribbons: Activists get rid of Catalan independence symbols

Yellow ribbons, used as the symbol of support for jailed opposition politicians in the Spanish region of Catalonia, have been removed overnight by anti-independence activists in the city of Girona. 80 people, wearing white suits and masks, gathered up the ribbons into rubbish sacks. The group call themselves ‘Brigades To Clean Yellow Ribbons & To Free Catalonia’. A spokesperson told us they wanted to show that public spaces should stay neutral.

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