Tunisian Rapper Sentenced for Anti-Cop Lyrics

Weld el 15

A Tunisian court has sentenced Weld el 15 to two years in jail in absentia for insulting the police in a case likely to fuel debate over free speech under the Islamist-led government.

Find out more about the rap video that led to his conviction at The Burton Wire.

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