Spanish rapper jailed for lyrics that glorified terrorism 

A rapper has been jailed for writing songs that prosecutors said glorified terrorism and insulted the Spanish crown.Josep Miquel Arenas, 24, from Mallorca, penned lyrics that called for political assassinations in the style of Basque separatist group ETA and said one regional politician ‘deserved an atom bomb’.The singer, known as Valtonyc, appealed against an earlier conviction on the grounds of freedom of expression and artistic freedoms. +2Josep Miguel Arenas wrote lyrics endorsing violent militias and political assassinationsHe protested the controversial words were ‘extreme, provocative, allegorical and symbolic’. But his three-and-a-half year prison sentence was upheld at the Supreme Court in Madrid on Tuesday.

Source: Spanish rapper jailed for lyrics that glorified terrorism | Daily Mail Online

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