1,000s take part in solidarity vigil for jailed Catalan leaders

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Thousands of people took part in a candlelight rally in Barcelona on Tuesday, in support of two jailed Catalan leaders. President of the Catalan National Assembly Jordi Sanchez, and the leader of the Omnium Cultural group, Jordi Cuixart, were arrested Monday night in Madrid on the orders of a High Court judge, on suspicion of sedition. It comes in the aftermath of the independence referendum, deemed illegal by Madrid.

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