The number of signatories continues to increase. This Thursday morning, more than 480,000 people had signed a petition published Tuesday on the internet and calling for the release of the american rapper A$AP Rocky, who is suspected of assault after a brawl at Stockholm, held in Sweden. Bet online on the site it is extensively shared on the social networks under the hashtag #JusticeForRocky.

according To the petition, the rapper acted in self-defense and detained in “inhumane conditions” constitutes a violation of his rights.

A$AP Rocky, a 30-year-old, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, was arrested and placed in police custody last week, in the company of three other people, after a fight, on the 30th of June, in the streets of the Swedish capital.

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appeal dismissed

Friday, a Stockholm city court had ordered his incarceration to the time of the survey on the grounds that there was “a flight risk” abroad. His lawyer, Henrik Olsson Lilja, has been dismissed of his appeal and the Swedish supreme Court said Monday that they found “no reason” to revise the decision to place A$AP Rocky in detention on remand.

a Native of New York, the rapper became known in 2011 with the release of a compilation entitled Live. Love. A$AP . In 2013, he followed that up with his first album Long. Live. A$AP . The artist has had to cancel many concerts of his current tour, such as the one Wednesday in Belgium. It was expected in Germany on Thursday, and in Italy near Milan next week.