Protests continue in Spain over the singer’s arrest, and in some places, protests have turned violent, with several people injured and dozens arrested.

According to foreign media, 33-year-old singer (rapper) Pablo Hasel was accused of supporting the separatists of the state of Catalonia by calling the Spanish king a tyrant.

The singer was recently sentenced to nine months in prison for insulting the king and inciting violence, after which he was arrested on Tuesday, after which protests have continued.

Protests are taking place mostly in the Catalan capital, Barcelona, ​​and in northeastern Spain, where Pablo Hesel belongs.

According to reports, protesters set fire to roads, blocked traffic, and looted shops in some areas, while banks were also attacked.

Clashes with the police response to the protesters threw stones at the police arrested several protesters using batons.

Following widespread public outcry and reaction, the central government has acknowledged its mistake in cracking down on protesters, signaling an easing of restrictions on expression.

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