04:49 GMT07 March 2021
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    Over 30 people were detained during Saturday's protest, the police force of Catalonia said. Apart from Barcelona, demonstrations were also held in over a dozen other Spanish cities.

    Sputnik is live from Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain as protests over the arrest of Spanish rapper Pablo Hassel enter their sixth day.

    On Saturday, Barcelona police detained a total of 34 people for public disorder and looting.

    Catalan rapper Pablo Hasel was arrested earlier this month after refusing to voluntarily go to prison. He had previously been handed a nine-month jail term for casting a slur on the Spanish monarchy and glorifying terrorism in his songs and social media posts.

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