Egyptian singer Shima received a prison sentence for the video with a banana
A court in Egypt sentenced to two years in prison the singer, who starred in the music video in their underwear, eating with suggestive view of the banana. The same two-year period and sentenced in absentia the Director of the video clip.
A court in Egypt sentenced to two years in prison the singer, who starred in the music video in their underwear, eating with suggestive view of the banana.
25-year-old Shaimaa Ahmed, known under the artistic name of Chimay, was arrested in November after a controversial video has caused uproar in conservative circles of the country.
On Tuesday, according to Egyptian media reports, the court found her guilty of inducement to commit acts of debauchery and publishing indecent video.
The same two-year term of imprisonment sentenced in absentia and the Director of the video clip.
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Before his arrest Shima apologized to the crew songs I Have Issues and mistakes that were, in her words, “unworthy character”.
“I couldn’t imagine that it will take such a turn, and that I will undergo such a massive attack from all sides,” she wrote then in his post on Facebook, which has since been deleted.
Last year the courts in Egypt sentenced three dancers to six months in prison on the same charges for the urge to commit acts of debauchery in the video clip.
Another singer shereen Abdel Wahab — have to stand trial for “distributing the provocative information.” The charge she was charged after posting videos of her concert, which someone in the audience asked her to sing a song Mashrebtesh Men Nilha (“You drank water from the Nile?”).
In response she said, “Drink water from the Nile can lead to schistosomiasis”. The so-called disease, which is the causative agent of the tropical worm parasite known as bilharzia.
On Monday, the Egyptian musicians Union announced a two-month ban Abdel Wahab.