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Somalia: Poet arrested after returning home

13 February 2018

Poet Naema Ahmed Ibrahim was arrested without charge on 27 January 2018 by National Intelligence Agency authorities at Egal International Airport in Hargeisa where she was scheduled to fly back to Mogadishu.

Poet Naema Ahmed Ibrahim was arrested without charge on 27 January 2018 by National Intelligence Agency authorities at Egal International Airport in Hargeisa where she was scheduled to fly back to Mogadishu.

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Croatia: Veterans and war victims protest film

25 January 2018

Croatian National Broadcaster HRT 2 temporarily removed, then later postponed, the broadcast of Pavo Marinković’s film “Ministry of Love” due to protests in front of the station by a war victims, veterans, and widowers.

Croatian National Broadcaster HRT 2 temporarily removed, then later postponed, the broadcast of Pavo Marinković’s film “Ministry of Love” due to protests in front of the station by a war victims, veterans, and widowers.

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Freemuse calls for the release of Egyptian singer

18 January 2018

On 2 January 2018, Egyptian authorities arrested female singer Laila Amer on charges of “violating public decency” and “inciting debauchery” in a video for her song “Bos Omak” (Look at your Mother)—a pun on an Arabic profanity— in which the singer belly dances and makes “provocative gestures”.

On 2 January 2018, Egyptian authorities arrested female singer Laila Amer on charges of “violating public decency” and “inciting debauchery” in a video for her song “Bos Omak” in which the singer belly dances and makes “provocative gestures”.

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