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Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Appellate Court Upholds Dismissal of Charges Against Rappers

A French appeals court has upheld a lower court ruling that the rap group Sniper did not break the law by performing songs during an April 2004 concert which contained lyrics that police considered violent. Meanwhile, many members of the nation's legislature are demanding that rap be curbed, citing the recent widespread riots and linking the music to the violence. Read more here.

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