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Graffiti artists in Barcelona protest rapper Pablo Hasel’s arrest

By AFP
23 February 2021   |   3:33 pm
Fifteen graffiti artists in Barcelona gather to express their anger following the arrest and conviction of Spanish rapper Pablo Hasel. Barcelona has become the epicenter of protests since Tuesday, after the imprisonment of the rapper, sentenced to nine months in prison for tweets in which he insulted the monarchy and the police.

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