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Egypt ratifies draft law obliging secrecy of rape victims’ testimonies

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 04:52 GMT

The Egyptian government has ratified a draft law that guarantees the secrecy of testimonies made by victims of harassment, rape and sexual assault.

Egypt's National Council for Women calls on girls to quickly report harassment crimes

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - 04:40 GMT

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.

Top prosecution: No official reports received regarding harassment accusations against young man

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - 01:45 GMT

The unit will be analyzing the issue and evidence to submit them to the top prosecutor’s office.

Top prosecution: No official reports received regarding harassment accusations against young man

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - 01:42 GMT

The unit will be analyzing the issue and evidence to submit them to the top prosecutor’s office.

Egypt's National Council for Women follows rape, harassment accusations by group of women against young man

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 04:22 GMT

The council called on concerned bodies to investigate the issue, and take necessary measures.

Rapist of 20-month old girl executed Wednesday

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 - 10:36 GMT

The man who raped a then 20-month old girl in the case known in the media as “Pampers Child,” is announced executed.

Court sentences man to death over killing 3-year old child

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 - 09:07 GMT

Cairo Criminal Court sentenced a man to death on charges of killing a 3-year-old boy in Cairo's al-Matariya after failing to rape him, MENA news agency reported.

Saad el-Mjarred arrested over charges of rape

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 - 05:15 GMT

The French authorities arrested Saad el-Mjarred on Sept. 18 over rape charges filed against him on August 25.

Spain to outlaw sex without explicit consent after outcry

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 04:43 GMT

Spain is to introduce a new rape law that will criminalize sex without explicit mutual consent after a public outcry

U.S. Attorney General Sessions limits asylum for domestic violence victims

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 - 10:50 GMT

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions overturned a key immigration case that had granted asylum to a Salvadoran woman who had been raped by her former husband.

French judges dismiss third rape probe against Tariq Ramadan

Wed, 06 Jun 2018 - 11:03 GMT

French judges have dismissed a third allegation of rape against Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan who is currently detained over two other rape claims.

Film producer Weinstein indicted for rape: New York prosecutor

Fri, 01 Jun 2018 - 10:11 GMT

Film producer Weinstein indicted for rape: New York prosecutor.

Two master scenes dazzle audience in ‘Dedd Maghoul’

Tue, 22 May 2018 - 12:30 GMT

The two master scenes in “Dedd Maghoul” (Against the Unknown) were top trends on YouTube, gathering both the sympathy and admiration of the audience.

Mona Iraqi defends her show, reveals being raped in childhood

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 01:33 GMT

Controversial anchor Mona Iraqi told BBC that she was rapped when she was only 10 years old.

The ‘e-mail girl’ who split civil society apart

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 08:51 GMT

Parts of an e-mail accusing prominent political figure Khaled Ali of sexual abuse went viral on social media, causing many more consequences than expected.

Controversial Mona Eraky banned from air over incest episode

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 - 11:39 GMT

Controversial anchor Mona Eraky was ordered to be tentatively banned from appearing on TV over sexually-charged remarks

Rape-accused Islam scholar Tariq Ramadan held in Paris: legal source

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 - 01:16 GMT

French police on Wednesday detained prominent Swiss Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, a legal source said, months after two women filed rape charges against him.

Parliamentarian calls for toughening penalties of anal rape

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 - 01:07 GMT

Draft bill proposed by parliamentarian to amend definition of rape in Article 267 of the penal code to involve oral and anal penetration.

Proposed amendments to sexual assault penalties

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 05:43 GMT

MP Mona Monir highlighted that many try to take revenge on perpetuators who are not perceived to be fairly penalized, which jeopardizes social peace.

Lawyer sentenced to jail after calling for rape of women

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 - 02:18 GMT

Court sentenced lawyer Nabih al-Wahsh to 3 years in jail after he called for the rape of women who wear ripped jeans

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