Friday, June 14, 2024

Topic: Sisi

Writers, actors, filmmakers call for release of Egyptian film editor

Over 200 of the world’s most prominent artists, along with nearly two dozen leading human rights groups and film organizations, are calling for the immediate release of Sanaa Seif, a film editor arrested in Cairo last month.

24-year-old music director who mocked Egyptian president Sisi, dies in prison

Shady Habash, a 24-year-old Egyptian filmmaker imprisoned without trial for more than two years for making a music video that mocked President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has died at a maximum-security prison complex on Saturday.