Galdric Arus who supports independence for Catalonia
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Catalonia vote: Why not a country of our own?

Catalans are holding a non-binding vote on independence from Spain on 9 November, in defiance of efforts by Madrid to block it.

Galdric Arus from Santa Coloma in Barcelona argues that Catalonia can leave Spain and thrive on its own, just as the Baltic republics broke away from Russia.

He explains why he is determined to vote for independence.

  • 07 Nov 2014
  • From the section Europe
Go to next video: The mayor who opposes independence