Spain has blocked the information technology centre of Catalonia before the referendum

Spain has blocked the technology centre of Catalonia and the suspended operation of information resources related to the organization of the referendum on the independence of Catalonia, Reuters reports.

According to the leader of Catalonia Carles Pokdemon, Spain is trying to disrupt the referendum. Putteman said that four police officers came to the center, which is responsible for telecommunications and information technology in the region, and blocked his work at least two days.

In addition, thousands of police sent to the region to prevent the holding of the referendum, writes Reuters. Spanish police denied this information.

A referendum on Catalan independence scheduled for 1 October.

The leader of Catalonia said that a referendum will be held anyway. According to him, the voting is ready more than 2 thousand polling stations. He added that «people need to Express their opinion.»

The Parliament of Catalonia on 6 September adopted the law on the conduct of the 1 October of the referendum, which made the question: «do you Want Catalonia was an independent state in the form of Republic?» The Spanish government said the referendum would be unconstitutional, and threatened the organizers with prosecution.

The extraordinary plenary session of the constitutional court of Spain on 7 September suspended adopted by the Parliament of Catalonia of the law. Catalonia urged the EU to intervene in the situation with the referendum on independence for the region.

On 23 September the Supreme court of Catalonia adopted a resolution on blocking more than 140 sites containing information on holding a referendum on independence.

September 28, the Civil guard of Spain seized in a warehouse in Igualada (Barcelona province) from 2.5 to 3 million ballots for the referendum on the independence of Catalonia.

Spain has blocked the information technology centre of Catalonia before the referendum 30.09.2017

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