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In this song, rock band Cairokee put to music “Al-ahzan al-‘adeyya” (Ordinary Sorrows, 1981) by legendary vernacular poet Abdel Rahman al-Abnoudi. Abnoudi's poem paints a picture of defiance in the of face of oppression: 'We’re the people who get hit…

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Taken from Massar Egbari's first album, 'Read the News' (2013), the song expresses defiance in the face of violence and authoritarianism.