Hassel himself was taken to prison. When the police took him out, he shouted, “We will prevail. Before disappearing in a police car, he cried “Death to the fascist state!” Against it.
Pablo Hassel was sentenced to 9 months in prison in 2018 for insulting the monarchy in one of his songs and glorifying terrorism in a series of tweets between 2014 and 2016.
In the rap song Hasél, among other things, about ex-king Juan Carlos’s ties to corruption. Juan Carlos has also been described as a woman batterer, drunkard, mafia boss and frequent user of prostitution. In the tweets, he allegedly called for a violent uprising, referring to ETA and Grapo – two extremist armed groups in Spain that now no longer exist.
The rapper defends himself with the right to freedom of expression. His conviction in 2018 wasn’t his first clash with the law. In 2014, he was already sentenced to a two-year suspended prison sentence.
Refused yesterday National audienceHassel’s last appeal against his conviction in 2018, a Spanish supreme court dealing with terrorism cases. However, Hassel refused to come voluntarily to prison and is now arrested.