Help us continue to fight human rights abuses. Please give now to support our work. Beirut — Egyptian authorities have since late April 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. Yet in the majority of the videos and photos, the women appear fully dressed, at times singing or dancing. Those prosecuted have large followings on social media in the hundreds of thousands or millions.
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Known as the "farewell Intercourse" law, the measure is being championed as part of a raft of reforms introduced by the parliament that will also see the minimum age of marriage lowered to 14 for girls. The subject of a husband having sex with his dead wife arose in May when Moroccan cleric Zamzami Abdul Bari said marriage remains valid even after death. He also said that women have the right to have sex with her dead husband, alarabiya. Could the panel that will draft the Egyptian constitution possibly discuss such issues? Did Abdul Samea see by his own eyes the text of the message sent by Talawi to Katatni?
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By Ban Barkawi , Menna A. The Instagram account Assault Police said more than women had given testimonies since it was set up to target the man on July 1, and the public prosecution office said on Monday that the man was under arrest as it carried out investigations. Lawyer Tarek Elawady said the events of the last few days showed that Egypt was starting to take sex crimes seriously and women should have the courage to speak out, even though it was difficult in the patriarchal society. Seeing convictions under this law has gradually encouraged the public to be more sympathetic toward victims, Elawady said.
CNN -- Within seconds of answering the phone to discuss his latest film, documentary director Amr Bayoumi is talking about female orgasms. While it might seem unusual for an Egyptian man to be talking so frankly about intimate matters, Bayoumi is something of an expert in the field. His film "Sex Talk," which features compatriots revealing details of their physical relationships, is his second exploration of a subject still largely considered taboo in Egypt.