The President of the Generalitat, Quim Torra, has started a fasting of 48 hours in support of the sovereignist prisoners on hunger strike, a fast that has begun in the neighborhood of Sarrià in Barcelona and will continue in the Monastery at 9.00 am today. of Montserrat, where you will spend two nights.
The Catalan president arrived this morning at the deposit of the Rei Martí, in the neighborhood of Sarrià (Barcelona), to participate in the fast that several people are doing in this place.
Torra will remain until this afternoon in this center, from where he will leave to go to Montserrat and participate in another fasting in solidarity with the prisoners that is celebrated in the monastery.
According to sources of the Generalitat, the Catalan president will spend the nights of today and tomorrow in the monastery of Montserrat, although it has not been specified if Torra will remain there all the time.
The president of the Generalitat will continue his fast until Tuesday morning, when he will preside over the Executiu Council of the Catalan government.
Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Turull were the first to start the hunger strike, to which three days later Josep Rull and Joaquim Forn also joined, all of them imprisoned in a preventive way in the penitentiary center of Lledoners (Barcelona).