The Cairo Criminal Court ruled on Tuesday to sentence the Egyptian Actor Shady Khalaf to three years in rigorous imprisonment over charges of harassment, indecent assault and attempting to rape seven women by force against their will during an acting training workshop.
The first court hearing in trial of the actor Shadi Khalaf over charges of harassment, indecent assault and attempted rape of 7 ladies kicked off Saturday, and was adjourned to December 19.
The amendments harshened the imprisonment term and the fine imposed on the offenders.
The man who allegedly took indecent pictures of a woman in Cairo Airport has been ordered detained for four days pending investigations and will be referred to criminal trial
A man on a train who appeared in a video purportedly putting a boy’s head in his lap has been identified by the authorities, but is yet to be arrested, Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper reported on Sunday.
Egyptian Public Prosecution ordered to detain a Brazilian national for four days per investigations after he verbally harassed an Egyptian saleswoman while going live on Instagram.
She also reviewed the laws and new amendments that were passed in the Criminal Code to provide protection for the female survivors from harassment, rape and indecent assault.
This refutes an earlier claim on social media that the motive behind the incident was harassment.
Security sources told local media that the suspect microbus driver implicated in the crime has got arrested, and that the search for the other two is underway.
During the investigation, the girl said two sexually assaulted her and one was defending her, while the seven others were watching.
Video footage went viral on Facebook on September 29, showing a group of teenagers harassing an African girl near a tuk-tuk, while she was returning home from her work.
A teacher was arrested after a video showing him harassing a girl and kissing her in a room.
On Tuesday morning, artist Abbas Abul-Hassan and famous singer Tamim Younes submitted an official communication to the Attorney General against Dr. Basem Samir, on charges of harassing men.
The academy’s administration announced in the statement that the academy’s regulations protect female students from any harassment attempt and it will not allow this to happen.
Egypt is witnessing incredible social momentum in support of survivors of gender-based violence, including sexual assault and harassment.
Wardani added, during a phone call with the "9 p.m." program, that the Egyptian society needs to amend religious discourse to increase people's awareness regarding women's issues.
Mohamed Hashem, the owner of Merit Publishing House was arrested to be investigated over police reports filed against him, accusing him of harassing several girls.
The Egyptian government has ratified a draft law that guarantees the secrecy of testimonies made by victims of harassment, rape and sexual assault.
Zaki is accused of raping two girls, indecently assaulting another girl by force – one of them was under 18 years old –, threatening and blackmailing other women into sexual intercourse.
The National Council for Women announces its full support for the girls who are victims of harassment and rape, and it calls upon them to quickly report the crimes that were circulated on Instagram.