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Catalans form vast human chain for independence from Spain

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Catalans massed in a vast human chain stretching hundreds of kilometres along the Mediterranean coast on Wednesday, demanding independence from Spain in the face of fierce opposition from the national government. 

Activists calling for the independance of Catalonia, currently a region of Spain, take part in a 'human chain' during a protest on September 11, 2013, in Perthus, southern France.

Hundreds of thousands of people in yellow t-shirts joined in, according to organisers, yelling "Independence!"

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