The headquarters of the Catalan ministry of Economy is one of the places where protesters are gathering this morning. A photo gallery of the protest meeting there follows:
Pro-democracy banner / photo: D.F.
Traffic has been shut down close to the ministry's headquarters / photo: D. F.
People hold pro-democracy banner, pro-independence, Euopean flag. / Photo: David Forniès
Empaperem.cat website is offering citizens pro-referendum banners to be downloaded. This comes after Spanish authorities have been raiding printing houses in order to confiscate referendum print materials / Photo: D.F
Man holds a caged ballot box; sign reads "They want us silent and inside a cage" / Photo: D.F.
More people in Barcelona's Rambla de Catalunya street / Photo: D. F.