Police Clash With Demonstrators in Valencia, Spain, on 3rd Night of Pablo Hasel Protests

Police clashed with demonstrators in València, Spain, on February 18, during the third night of protests against the imprisonment of rapper Pablo Hasel.

Footage taken by Twitter user @alexCVit shows a crowd of protesters chanting and being shoved by police officers.

The mayor of Valencia, Joan Ribo, tweeted on February 18 that the National Police’s response was “disproportionate,” as per Google Translate.

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