|Free Way to the Catalan Republic|
Large arrow marching through the crowd during the demonstration
|Date||11 September 2015|
|Goals||Independence of Catalonia|
|Methods||Political rally, street protest|
The Free Way to the Catalan Republic (Catalan: Via Lliure a la República Catalana), or Free Way, was a large gathering in Barcelona on 11 September 2015, the National Day of Catalonia, in support of Catalan independence. It was organized by "Now is the Time", a joint campaign organized and funded by the Assemblea Nacional Catalana (ANC) and Òmnium Cultural. The number of participants was estimated at about 1.8 million according to Barcelona's Municipal Police.
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