Tunisia arrests young rapper after online protest song | Nawaat de Tunisie – Tunisia

Anis Mrabti, (aka Volcanis le Roi), a 27-year-old Tunisian Rapper has been arrested on Wednesday january 25th, 2012 around 2 pm at his home in El Mourouj neighborhood in Tunis. According to his parents, 6 allegedly plain-clothes police officers broke into the house without showing their police badges or any warrant and asked the young Anis, who was at that time behind his computer, if he was the rapper behind the song “Shay Ma Tbaddel” (Nothing has Changed). When he confirmed, they took him and confiscated his computer and MP3 players without giving any further details to Anis’ parents who were choked by this brutal arrest. Continue reading…

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