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Egypt: Spate of ‘Morality’ Prosecutions of Women

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Click to expand Image Egyptian influencers Hanin Hossam and Mawadda al-Adham, who were sentenced to two years in prison on charges of violating public morals, on the video-sharing app TikTok in Egypt's capital Cairo.   © 2020 Khaled Desouki/AFP via Getty Images  (Beirut) – Egyptian authorities have since late April 2020 carried out an abusive campaign targeting female social media influencers on charges that violate their rights to privacy, freedom of expression, and nondiscrimination, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities have arrested at least 15 people, including a 17-year-old…

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