Shakira to Name Baby Boy Biel, Rocks Out in Baku Despite Amnesty International’s Warning

Shakira and her man Gerard Piqué have decided to name their baby boy Biel, and not Ulises asit which had been rumored, El Nuevo Dia is reporting.

The daily says that according to multiple news outlets in Spain, Piqué was the one who suggested the name for his bundle of joy with Shakira.

Biel, says the publication, comes from the name Gabriel, which means the Lord’s servant.

Just as the news hit the web of Shakira’s name for her first-born, the singer and her baby bump took that stage in Azerbaijan, Baku performing during the closing ceremony of FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, despite being asked by Amnesty International not to do so.

“I felt awesome on stage! We really enjoyed tonight! Shak #Baku," Shakira tweeted on Sunday. She then tweeted a photo rocking out on stage wearing leather pants, boots and a glittered out shirt.

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According to E News! Amnesty International and Sing for Democracy sent the hip-shaking star a letter urging her to join their cause creating awareness about the alleged human rights abuses in Azerbaijani.

The entertainment publication says that in the letter sent to Shakira, as well as pop singer Rihanna, they stated “that the Azerbaijani government should afford all artists, journalists, activists and ordinary citizens the right to express themselves freely without fear of reprisal. We hope that you share our belief."

"Today, many Azerbaijani journalists, bloggers and political activists have been arrested and persecuted multiple times," the organization said in a press release sent to E News! on Friday.

"Stadiums may cheer for internationally renowned recording artists like Rihanna and Shakira, but citizens within the European country do not enjoy such freedom of expression and are often persecuted when attempting to speak out."

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