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Sexual assaults in Egypt: nine men jailed

  • Egypt has sent nine men for a long term to jail for sexually assaulting women during a rally held to celebrate Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s election as president, according to media reports.

    While seven convicted men were sentenced to life imprisonment , two were given 20-year jail terms for sexually assaulting women during the June 8 rally in Tahrir Square.

    Unlike previous Egyptian regimes, President Sisi’s government seems to be taking cases of sexual violence in the country seriously and is cracking down on offenders.

     

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