20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Artistic
Never give up, never give in.

These old men helping each other hang a banner proclaiming "Disobedience. The Road to Independence" represent the Catalans' peaceful and ongoing struggle for self-determination. They, who spent much of their lives opposing totalitarian Francoism, still have the courage to fight for freedom.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Barcelona, Spain
Copyright: © Raquel Santiago