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How Egyptian protesters are saying it with music

Songs with catchy rhythms and street language have become the anthems of Egypt's young protesters.
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Islam Hassan, a 17-year-old Egyptian student, has had the song “Mesh Benkhaf” (“We Have No Fear”) on repeat ever since Sept. 24, when the track was first posted on "Mohamed Ali Secrets," a popular Facebook page urging Egyptians to rise up against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

The techno song doesn't mince words: “We have no fear / Black-eyed, shaky, scared someone would see, tomorrow you will be eaten alive, Sisi / The people have had it, revolution is everywhere and you will be hung in the square, Sisi / The people will rebel and strike you in the face, Sisi."

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