Rapper Valtònyc, to be extradited to Spain for rapping?

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This March 2018 Spanish rap music video by Valtònyc is a song critical of the Spanish monarchy.

By Alejandro López in Spain:

Pursuit of rapper Valtònyc reveals widespread censorship in Spain

26 July 2018

A Belgian court provisionally released rapper Josep Miquel Beltrán (stage name Valtònyc) pending its decision on a European Arrest Warrant (EAW) issued by Spain. The rapper fled Spain in May to avoid a three-and-a-half-year prison sentence after being convicted of glorifying terrorism, insulting the monarchy, and issuing threats in songs posted on YouTube and other internet platforms.

Valtònyc’s offending lyrics … [were] referring to corrupt politicians and the monarchy.

Valtònyc has defended his songs saying, “Calling me a terrorist is nonsense … My songs don’t hurt anyone, I haven’t killed anyone. I rap about things that happen, but I’m not a participant.” He invoked freedom of expression in his defense…

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