In the course of today the Government of Catalonia has carried out a revolt against Spain and our Constitution. The people of Catalonia were called to participate in an illegal referendum without the minimum of guarantees. It was illegal in accordance with our laws and, as such, corroborated by our judicial authorities. Our law enforcement agencies, la Policía Nacional y la Guardia Civil, acted at all times following the orders issued by the judicial authority as in any country governed by the rule of law. I do hope that once and for all we can put an end to this farce and that those responsible are brought to justice. I hope my friends all around the world will not allow themselves to be fooled.
Read more in Spanish: Ante la farsa del referéndum, cumplimiento de la ley
In the picture below a guardia civil persuades a demonstrator not to use his son as human shield.