A person holds up a banner in front of the Ramon Llull high school where Spanish police clashed with voters during the banned referendum in Barcelona

A person holds up a banner in front of the Ramon Llull high school where Spanish police clashed with voters during the banned referendum in Barcelona

A banner in front of a Barcelona high school where Spanish police clashed with voters during Catalonia's banned independence referendum questions Europe's tepid response on October 3, 2017. Photo: Reuters / Yves Herman

October 9, 2017 12:13 PM (UTC+8)