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PRESS: RAMY ESSAM talks to YLE about freedom of expression (in Finnish)

Source: https://yle.fi/uutiset/3-10506987 Sanna Vilkman 17.11.2018   Ramy Essam, the voice of the Egyptian revolution and “singer of Tahrir Square”, talks to Finnish YLE about the importance of freedom of expression and the Finnish way of not speaking up: – I … Continue reading

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#FreeGalal: Galal El-Behairy’s poem: The Tartan Shirt

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

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#FreeGalal: PEN calls for the poet Galal El-Behairy’s sentence to be quashed

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

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#FreeGalal: court veredict delayed to July 31

 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

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UPDATE: Galal El-Bejairy’s sentencing by Military Courts delayed to June 27th

URGENT UPDATE: Galal El-Bejairy’s sentencing by Military Courts has been delayed to June 27th SIGN THE APPEAL – #FREEGALAL!

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Breaking: Galal El-Behairy’s sentencing by Military Court delayed to May 16

Breaking: Galal El-Behairy’s sentencing by Military Court delayed to May 16 SIGN THE PETITION TO #FREEGALAL!  

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#Free Galal – (Interview in Finnish) Johanna Sillanpää of Finnish PEN, talking about musician Ramy Esssam and poet Galal-El-Behairy from Egypt.

#FreeGalal! Artists at Risk continues the campaign to release Galal El-Behairy from Egyptian prison. Suomen Pen Finnish Pen has been an active partner. Listen to the interview with Johanna Sillanpää of Finnish PEN, talking about musician Ramy Esssam and poet … Continue reading

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URGENT UPDATE: Galal El-Behairy to be sentenced in Military Court, May 16.

Read the Artists at Risk (AR) International Appeal to #FreeGalal  With no forewarning, the Egyptian Military Court let it be known that Galal El-Behairy will be sentenced on May 16. This may be more threatening to his life and well-being … Continue reading

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