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Catalan referendum: Police must not use excessive or disproportionate force: Responding to clashes between police and protesters around yesterday’s Catalan referendum, John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International Europe and Central Asia Director said:

“Spanish police have clearly been obstructed in the exercise of their duties at numerous polling stations today, but there is plenty of footage to suggest that police officers have used excessive and disproportionate force at at least some of them. With tensions running high, it is essential that both Spanish law and international human rights law is respected.

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Catalan referendum: Police must not use excessive or disproportionate force: Responding to clashes between police and protesters around yesterday’s Catalan referendum, John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International Europe and Central Asia Director said:”Spanish police have clearly been obstructed in the exercise of their duties at numerous polling stations today, but there is plenty of footage to suggest that police officers have used excessive and disproportionate force at at least some of them. With tensions running high, it is essential that both Spanish law and international human rights law is respected.Catalan referendum: Police must not use excessive or disproportionate force: Responding to clashes between police and protesters around yesterday’s Catalan referendum, John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International Europe and Central Asia Director said:”Spanish police have clearly been obstructed in the exercise of their duties at numerous polling stations today, but there is plenty of footage to suggest that police officers have used excessive and disproportionate force at at least some of them. With tensions running high, it is essential that both Spanish law and international human rights law is respected.Catalan referendum: Police must not use excessive or disproportionate force: Responding to clashes between police and protesters around yesterday’s Catalan referendum, John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International Europe and Central Asia Director said:”Spanish police have clearly been obstructed in the exercise of their duties at numerous polling stations today, but there is plenty of footage to suggest that police officers have used.