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Tunisian rapper Ala Yaacoubi , better known by his rap name 'Weld El... News PhotoArrival,Courthouse,Hammamet,Horizontal,Identity,Law,Lawyer,Legal Appeal,Legal Trial,Nabeul,North Africa,Rap,Rapper,Suburb,Talking,TunisiaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2014 AFPTunisian rapper Ala Yaacoubi (C), better known by his rap name 'Weld El 15, talks with his lawyer Abada Kafi (R) upon his arrival at the courthouse for his appeal trial on December 5, 2013 in the Hammamet suburb of Nabeul. Weld El 15 has been on the run since August when he received a 21-month jail sentence, on separate charges of performing songs deemed insulting to the police. He appeals the verdict after a fellow rapper (who was convicted on the same charges) was released on appeal in September after contesting the ruling. AFP PHOTO / FETHI BELAID (Photo credit should read FETHI BELAID/AFP/Getty Images)