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Read the Artists at Risk (AR) International Appeal to #FreeGalal With no forewarning, the Egyptian Military Court let it be known that Galal El-Behairywill be sentenced on May 9. This may be more threatening to his life and well-being than … Continue reading
Sign the INTERNATIONAL APPEAL against Torture, Beatings and Prison for Galal El-Behairy re Ramy Essam’s “Balaha”. #FreeGalal!
#FreeGalal #PrisonersofBalaha Read the press release Arabic (Pdf) After the release of Ramy Essam’s latest song and music video Balaha, the author of the lyrics Galal El-Behairy was arrested, beaten and tortured. A warrant for the arrest of Ramy Essam … Continue reading
Ramy Essam (born 1987 in Mansoura, Egypt, and currently based in Malmö, Sweden) is a musician known as the “singer of Tahrir Square” during the 2011 Egyptian revolution. The song “Erhal” (Leave), in which Mubarak was urged to resign, became known … Continue reading