Fire Burns on Barcelona Street Amid Fresh Protests Against Imprisonment of Rap Artist

Six people were arrested as police clashed with demonstrators in Barcelona, Spain, on February 18, during the third night of protests against the imprisonment of rapper Pablo Hasel, El Pais reported.

Footage taken by Núria Martínez shows crowds in a standoff with police, throwing objects as they are held back behind street barriers. A second video shows containers on fire on a street in the city.

Hasel faces nine months in prison for allegedly glorifying terrorism and insulting Spain’s former king in his music and tweets. Credit: Nuria Martinez via Storyful

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