Egypt bans singer from performing over free-speech remarks

Sherine Abdel-Wahab said during show that anyone who talks in Egypt is imprisoned

An Egyptian singer has been banned from performing in her home country after she suggested it does not respect free speech.

An online video clip shows Sherine Abdel-Wahab saying during a performance in Bahrain: “Here I can say whatever I want. In Egypt, anyone who talks gets imprisoned.”

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