Poet Galal El-Behairy has been conditionally released in Cairo from the Civilian Court case that he faced because of his art. However, sadly he will stay imprisoned, having been sentenced to 3 years in prison because of his unpublished book of poetry The Finest Women on Earth.
Galal El-Behairy was arrested on March 3, 2018. On July 31, 2018 he was sentenced to 3 years in prison and 10 000 L.E. fine in the Military Court in Cairo, for insulting the military and spreading false news, because of his poetry.