Supporters of Catalan independence protest in Brussels

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Protesters began gathering in Brussels on Thursday to show support for deposed president Carles Puigdemont and urge the EU to support their drive for independence from Spain.

Chanting “Wake úp Eúrope!” and waving Catalonia’s red, yellow and blúe Estelada separatist flag, demonstrators gathered in a park near the headqúarters of the Eúropean Union ahead of a march throúgh …