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Out now! Ramy Essam: Fiskooti Mooti (In My Silence Is My Death)




Lyrics of the song are written by Egyptian poet Galal El-Behairy in Badr Prison, Egypt. Galal released the poem when he started hunger strike on March 5, 2023, which marked 5 years since his arrest. Fiskooti Mooti (In My Silence Is My Death) Lyrics: Galal El-Behairy Composing: Ramy Essam Music production: Ramy Essam & Johan Carlberg Mixing & mastering: Johan Carlberg Electric guitars: Johan Carlberg Video: Ramy Essam Rev House Productions 2023

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Galal El-Behairy

In February 2018 Egyptian artist Ramy Essam released a song and music video, Balaha. Lyricist of the song, poet Galal El-Behairy has been imprisoned in Egypt since March 2018. On 31st of July 2018, Galal El-Behairy was sentenced to 3 years in prison and a 10 000 L.E. fine by the Military Court in Cairo, for his unpublished book of poetry, The Finest Women On Earth. Galal also faced charges in a Civilian Court case concerning Balaha, which he has been released from. However, after serving the 3 years sentence, Galal stays imprisoned in Egypt.​

5 March 2023 marked 5 years since the arrest of Galal El-Behairy. The same day, Galal started a hunger strike, to get out of prison 'alive, or not alive'.

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