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Two Tunisian rappers arrested in Tunisia for... rapping?

Two Tunisian rappers, Weld El 15 and Klay BBJ, were ... the performance of Tunisian rappers Weld el 15 and Klay BBJ, arresting them for allegedly insulting security ... One of the rappers, Weld el 15, know as Ala Yaacoubi, who was sentenced to two years for a song ...

25/08/2013 - 07:16 - comment 0

Tunisia says 'respect da' police'

for being critical about the police on Thursday. Tunisian rap artist  Weld El 15 ... AFP. The verdict angered supporters of Weld El 15 (real name Ala Yaacoub). After they were expelled ... of Weld El 15 is a trial of all those who said no to the repressive regime." "They want ...

Editor's Choice - 19/06/2013 - 08:28 - comment 0

Tunisian bad boys get knuckles 'rapped' for anti-police tune

in the clip, adding that the rapper, Weld El 15, was being sought. Interior ministry spokesman Riahi Adel ... to five years in prison. In the video Weld El 15 is heard saying “I will slit the throat of policemen ... Weld El 15 took full responsibility for the video, saying the two people arrested had nothing to do ...

Editor's Choice - 13/03/2013 - 08:22 - comment 0

Say What?! How rap is making a comeback in Tunisia's streets

of “Houmani,” rappers had made a comeback on the Tunisian political scene. Rapper Weld El 15’s song “Policemen are dogs” brought the genre attention a few months prior. Weld El 15 was soon arrested for insulting police. Local right groups launched campaigns supporting Weld El 15 , who was later given a retrial ...

Editor's Choice - 03/02/2014 - 09:08 - comment 0

Tunisian rapper rhymes; now has to do time

morals and defamation in songs he sang alongside fellow rapper Weld El 15 at a concert last month ... of the trial. Klay BBJ had decided to contest the earlier ruling while Weld El 15 , who has been ... Weld El 15, whose real name is Alaa Yaacoubi, was jailed in June for a controversial song he wrote ...

Editor's Choice - 27/09/2013 - 17:16 - comment 0

The right to rap: Tunisian artists establish National Rap Union to defend freedom of speech

that reportedly defamed and insulted police officials. Rappers Mustapha Fakhfakh and Aymen El-Fikih are scheduled to stand trial next month for clashing with police during the court trial of fellow artist, Weld El 15, ...

Editor's Choice - 17/10/2013 - 18:58 - comment 0

Hitachi Plant Technologies wins supply contract Egypt's First Supercritical Thermal Power Plant

in December 2012. Since the delivery of nine drainage pumps to the El Max Pumping Station in 1960 ... in this contract will be delivered to the El Ain El Sokhna Supercritical Thermal Power Plant located in the Ain ... maintenance. The El Ain El Sokhna Plant will have many seawater pumps, including circulating water pumps ...

15/12/2010 - 13:32 - comment 0

Emirati Seafood Friday Family brunch at Mezlai restaurant

such as Weld El-Walad soup, containing young sharks, Al-Jashid and Al-Maleh, calamari and shrimp along ...

Press Release - 12/06/2011 - 12:31 - comment 0

From FEMEN to Salafism: behind Tunisia's chaos

Since the end of former 'dictator' Zine El ... Tunisia has its very own Ice “Cop Killer” T. After hiding from the police since March, the rapper Weld El 15 surrendered, and then was sentenced to two years in jail on Thursday for writing Boulicia Klab ...

19/06/2013 - 10:14 - comment 0

Centurion's 1Q03 earnings up on Tunisian, Egyptian operations

and the El-Wastani field in Egypt and the high oil prices received. Production averaged 5,490 barrels of oil ... D'Electricite D'El Bibane (SEEB) Electric Generating Power Plant was built in Tunisia in a joint ... pipeline construction is continuing. Welding has been completed on 30 kilometers out of the total ...

15/08/2010 - 11:45 - comment 0