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Spain Unrest: Protest against arrest of rapper sparks violence, woman loses eye

A woman lost her eye in protests against the arrest of rap artist Pablo Hasel in Spain as police fired rubber bullets and used batons against demonstrators. The woman was reportedly hit by a police rubber bullet during a rally on Tuesday in Barcelona, AP news agency reported on Thursday. The injury was caused by […]

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Riot police storm Spanish university to arrest rapper who criticised king and government

Spanish rapper, Pablo Hasel, 33, who barricaded himself inside a Catalan university to avoid a prison sentence for tweets and lyrics that attacked the monarchy and police, was arrested. Mr Hasel was given until last Friday to turn himself in, after being sentenced to nine months for glorifying terrorism, and slandering the crown and state […]