Eight protesters have been remanded into custody after a police officer narrowly avoided serious injury after the police van he was in was set on fire.
Violent protests have erupted in Barcelona after the imprisonment of rap artist Pablo Hasel.
As per the Associated Press, Hasel was sent to prison for nine months for inciting terrorism after he praised two now-defunct armed groups responsible for killing over 1,000 people in Spain.
In the video below, an officer can be seen in a police van moments before a protester ran up to the vehicle before throwing a liquid over it and running away again.
The officer managed to escape from the van without injury.
Featured image (inset): EMILIO MORENATTI, ASSOCIATED PRESS
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