Another Night Of Protests In Barcelona Over The Nine-Month Sentence Of Pablo Hasel

Reuters: Protesters clash with Spanish police in fresh unrest over jailed rapper
BARCELONA (Reuters) – Protesters threw bottles, stones and rubbish containers at police in Barcelona on Sunday in a sixth night of clashes after a rapper was jailed for glorifying terrorism and insulting royalty in his songs.
The nine-month sentence of Pablo Hasel, known for his virulently anti-establishment raps, has prompted debate over freedom of expression in Spain and sparked protests that have at times turned violent.
“You have taught us that being peaceful is useless,” read a banner carried by protesters.
Five people were arrested for robbing shops and a police officer was injured, according to a Twitter post by the Mossos d’Esquadra, the Catalan regional police force. About 1,000 demonstrators gathered in the city, local police said.
More News On The Protests In Barcelona Over The Nine-Month Sentence Of Pablo Hasel
Barcelona sees sixth night of protests for jailed rapper — APPablo Hasél: Rapper's arrest triggers widespread protests and debate over free speech in Spain — NBC Barcelona burns once again on FIFTH night of protests over rapper’s imprisonment for insulting Spanish king (VIDEOS) — RT Violent protests over rapper's arrest and accusations of police brutality rock Catalonia for fifth day — CNN Rapper's arrest the last straw for Spain's young protesters — France 24 Barcelona reels from looting after arrest of rapper Pablo Hasél — The TimesOriginal Article

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