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The harassment of a young girl in the Maadi neighborhood sparked controversy and widespread anger in Egyptian society after a video showing the sexual assault was posted on Facebook. Activists on Twitter then launched the hashtag ‘#child_molester’, accompanied by the perpetrator’s photo.
In an unexpected move, the defense team for the suspects accused of harassing and assaulting “Bassant,” otherwise known as the “Mīt Ghamr girl,” has asked for “compromising” videos of her from her neighbors and other people in the city on the condition that they do not include any inappropriate or...
Public Prosecution issued a decision regarding the attack on three Coptic shops in al-Wardiyān, Alexandria, which resulted in the death of Ramsīs Būlus Hirmīnā (47 years old) and the stabbing of his brother ʿĀdil Būlus Hirmīnā (60 years old).  Tāriq Fawzī Shinūda and his clothing store were also...
Joint investigations into the murder of Italian student Giulio Regeni between Egypt and Italy, which have been going on for over four years, have temporarily come to a halt.  Regeni was a graduate student at the University of Cambridge, conducting doctoral research in Cairo.  He then disappeared,...
Four months since Tik Tok star Mina ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz was arrested, she has returned to ordinary life after undergoing psychological rehabilitation as ordered by the Public Prosecution.
The National Council for Women (NCW) praised the public prosecution and Public Prosecutor Ḥamāda al-Ṣāwī’s decision to use another measure stipulated in Article 201 of the criminal procedure code as an alternative to keeping Mina ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz in remand detention. 
As the activist ʿAlāʾ ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ entered the 27th day of his hunger strike, his family attempted for the 16th time to bring some basic necessities to him, including a rehydration solution, medicine and vitamins.
The Egyptian authorities have provoked controversy over their arrest of three young girls who became famous for producing content on the video application TikTok. Over the last month, the Egyptian authorities have arrested four persons, three young women and one young man, by order of the public...
Maʿādī Prosecution decided to release Līnā ʿAṭāllāh, editor-in-chief of Madā Maṣr on a bail of 2000 LE pending investigation, after being accused of “photographing a military installation.” She returned to al-Maʿādī police department to complete the procedures for release hours after being arrested...
Often international organizations intervene to defend activists and political opponents, who have been arrested and persecuted in some countries.  However, it is rare to hear these organizations opposing the social injustice that women in the East experience if the accusations directed towards them...

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