Skip to comments.Egypt revolutionary singer stopped from performing
Posted on 03/15/2014 12:55:33 PM PDT by Olog-hai
An Egyptian singer known for his anti-government songs said Saturday that authorities stopped him from performing at an arts festival attended by the countrys interim president and military chief for security concerns.
The halted performance Thursday from young singer Mohammed Mohsen comes as the broadcast of a show featuring a popular satirist who skewers public figures apparently was deliberately jammed again Friday.
Mohsen said representatives from the presidency escorted him out of the Cairo Opera House before his performance was to begin and left him there as the concert went on without him.
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Surprised he wasn’t booked at keynote speaker at SXSW along with Lady Gaga and Edward Snowden.