We are happy to extend a warm welcome Nkosilathi Emmanuel Moyo, a Zimbabwean writer, poet, protest musician, and human rights defender, who will be artist in residence, co-hosted by PM-Perpetuum Mobile and HIAP at Eläintarha Villa, as a guest of … Continue reading
Open Letter re Pussy Riot Artists in Sweden: AR and Partners Call for Political Asylum for Lusine Dzjanyan and Alexey Knedlyakovsky and their two children.
We are happy to welcome Barış Seyitvan as AR-Resident at Suomenlinna in Helsinki. Barış is a curator and artist with extensive experience of research into conflict and displacement in relation to contemporary art and the conditions of the art worker … Continue reading
Read about Galal El-Behairy’s case Your letter’s tucked away in the sleeve of a tartan shirt: it flies towards you and greets you. Yet I fear that if they searched that shirt it, too, would become afraid and forget how … Continue reading
Open letter: PEN calls for the poet Galal El-Behairy’s sentence to be quashed Open letter President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Office of the President Al Ittihadia Palace Cairo Egypt Your Excellency We, the undersigned, are writing to you in regard to … Continue reading
On July 31st , the Military Court of Cairo sentenced the poet Galal El-Behairy to three years in prison and a fine of 10,000 Egyptian Pounds (560 USD) for “insulting the military” and “spreading false news” on charges related to … Continue reading
Sign the petition to #FreeGalal Galal El-Behairy’s court verdict has been delayed for the third time. The new date is scheduled for this Tuesday, 31 July. The sentence was to be announced in the Military Court in Cairo 28 July. … Continue reading
We condemn this brutal repression of the freedom of expression. We demand the immediate and unconditional release of Galal El-Behairy! #FreeGalal #prisonersofbalaha Sign the petition to FreeGalal! Source:Yle Author: PETER LÜTTGE HELSINKI Text Re: “Jag hatar min låt” – hans vän sitter fängslad i … Continue reading
Sign the Petition to Free Galal El-Behairy A Letter from Tora Prison Galal El-Behairy From the Tora Prison in Cairo May 2018 Translated from Egyptian Colloquial Arabic. Opening: You, something in the heart, unspoken, something in the throat, … Continue reading
URGENT UPDATE: Galal El-Bejairy’s sentencing by Military Courts has been delayed to June 27th SIGN THE APPEAL – #FREEGALAL!