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MADRID (Sputnik) – Riots brought on by the imprisonment of rapper Pablo Hasel continued for the sixth day in a row in Spain, a number of arrests have been made as protesters clashed with police in Barcelona, Mossos d’Esquadra, the police drive of Catalonia, mentioned.
“21.47 pm [20:47 GMT on Sunday] Violent teams are committing acts of vandalism within the space of Rambla Catalunya [in Barcelona] … Up to now, now we have arrested 7 folks, 5 for theft at a clothes retailer and a couple of for public dysfunction,” Mossos d’Esquadra mentioned on Twitter.
Earlier on Sunday night, the police mentioned on Twitter that protesters had arrange barricades within the middle of Barcelona and there was a hearth burning on the music corridor (Palau de la Musica).
“There are violent teams throwing stones and bottles at officers,” Mossos d’Esquadra mentioned, including in one other tweet that police “arrested 5 individuals who had damaged the home windows of a clothes retailer on Passeig de Gracia and have been stealing from it. Through the arrest, an officer was injured.”
Esto tiene que parar, Marlaska ¿a qué esperas? En este vídeo se ve como lanzan una señal a un policía nacional, está no es la España que merecemos, Barcelona se merece seguridad, el Govern también escondido. #NoEstáisSolos pic.twitter.com/MEQBH79L65
— MartaSG 🖤🇪🇸💚 (@marta_msg) February 21, 2021
Alguns manifestants s’han aglutinat al voltant del Palau de la Música Catalana, per evitar repetir les destrosses que va patir ahir nit. pic.twitter.com/VA61gIYWcT
— jordicosta1425 (@jordicosta1425) February 21, 2021
In Bilbao, protesters set trash cans on hearth and broke store home windows, throwing bottles and different objects at police on Sunday. One particular person was reported detained.
On Saturday, over 30 folks have been detained throughout protests in Barcelona, Lleida and Tarragona. Protesters arrange barricades within the middle of Barcelona on Saturday and set them on hearth. In addition they set hearth to parked bikes and mopeds and threw rocks at police. Retailers have been looted and a few notable buildings, together with the music corridor and the inventory change, have been broken.
Based on the Medical Emergency System of the Catalonia Division of Well being, over a dozen folks have been injured through the Saturday protests (in Barcelona, Lleida, Tarragona, Cubelles). Two of the injured have been hospitalized.
EFE Madrid 17 feb. 2021: 19 arrested and 35 police wounded in protest in assist of Hasél in Madrid. 3 picemen within the hospital.
EFE Barcelona 21 feb. 2021: A complete of 102 detainees and 82 mossos injured within the 5 nights of riots in Catalonia pic.twitter.com/kgs8sBhCvj
— 🇭 🇲 🇷 🇹 🇨 (@HMRTC_Noticias) February 21, 2021
On Friday, at the least 4 folks have been detained amid the protests (two in Barcelona and two others in Girona), in line with Mossos d’Esquadra.
In 2018, Catalan rapper Pablo Hasel was sentenced to 9 months in jail for glorifying terrorism and slandering the Spanish monarchy in additional than 60 tweets revealed between 2014 and 2016, in addition to in one among his songs posted on YouTube. The rapper was presupposed to voluntarily report back to jail earlier this month however refused to take action. He was arrested on Tuesday, February 16.