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Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by Yungsam1(m): 5:15pm On Jul 28, 2020
Egyptian Women Get 2 Years in Prison for 'Indecent' TikTok Dance Videos

(CAIRO) — An Egyptian court sentenced several young women to two years in prison Monday for posting “indecent” dance videos on TikTok in a fraught case that critics describe as a further crackdown on self-expression in the conservative society.

The women were also fined 300,000 Egyptian pounds (nearly $19,000) each for “violating the values and principles of the Egyptian family,” inciting debauchery and promoting human trafficking, according to a statement from the public prosecutor.

Their lawyers vowed to appeal the ruling.

The prosecution statement named just two of the defendants — 20-year-old student Haneen Hossam and 22-year-old Mawada al-Adham — and said the other three helped run their social media accounts.

Both women recently vaulted to TikTok fame, amassing millions of followers for their video snippets set to catchy Egyptian club-pop tracks. In their respective 15-second clips, the women wearing makeup pose in cars, dance in kitchens and joke in skits — familiar and seemingly tame content for the platform.

But their social media stardom became their undoing in Egypt, where citizens can land in prison for vague crimes such as “misusing social media,” “disseminating fake news,” or “inciting debauchery and immorality.”

Eladhm’s lawyer, Ahmed el-Bahkeri, confirmed the sentencing. The prosecution deemed Eladhm’s photos and videos “disgraceful and insulting.”

“Eladhm was crying in court. Two years? 300,000 Egyptian pounds? This is really something very tough to hear,” said Samar Shabana, the attorney’s assistant.

“They just want followers. They are not part of any prostitution network, and did not know this is how their message would be perceived by prosecutors,” she added, in reference to their posts encouraging young women to share videos and chat with strangers in exchange for money on another social media platform.

https://time.com/5872610/egypt-women-prison-tiktok-videos/

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by DICKstractor(m): 6:37pm On Jul 28, 2020
Obey the laws of the land

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by Harry00(m): 7:55pm On Jul 28, 2020
I love this

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by FunkyAlhaji2015: 10:56pm On Jul 28, 2020
Where is their twerk video.

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by legionISproteus: 11:18pm On Jul 28, 2020
This can only be Islam

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by freshkpomo(m): 11:35pm On Jul 28, 2020
Harry00:
I love this
Seconded.... Must them mumu like every other person... Later them go be first to shout rape, when them dry indirectly tempt people children when sit down their own, or na girls like them them do the video for??

Mean while our mumu leaders dey busy watch how people dey show their Fave sex position for one mumu show like that..


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#NYM


God bless Nigeria

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by yuswrld20(m): 11:55pm On Jul 28, 2020
FunkyAlhaji2015:
Where is their twerk video.
Search tiktok.

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by yrex01(m): 12:28am On Jul 29, 2020
Emilokoiyawon:
Islam is nonsense.
because it doesn't promote nudity n immorality? even if you're a xtain, is that how mother of Jesus use to behave or does the Bible support nudity n immorality?

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by Emilokoiyawon: 1:09am On Jul 29, 2020
yrex01:
because it doesn't promote nudity n immorality? even if you're a xtain, is that how mother of Jesus use to behave or does the Bible support nudity n immorality?

flogging women for twerking? What kind of weak god is intimidated by twerking?

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by LordIsaac(m): 5:21am On Jul 29, 2020
Where is Righteousness...? Come and say your mind on this.

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by MANNABBQGRILLS: 5:44am On Jul 29, 2020
E don be for them

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by MJBOLT: 5:55am On Jul 29, 2020
i'm sure they flogged them after masturbating to the video and will go home to watch porn,hypocrites.

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by haiti007(m): 5:56am On Jul 29, 2020
Sooner or later, they will need to adjust their stance on matters like this.
Nothing last forever, vile generation are on the rise

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by WalkerMichael(m): 7:25am On Jul 29, 2020
Are these Egyptian girls? They're pretty..

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by echibuogwu(m): 7:47am On Jul 29, 2020
freshkpomo:

Seconded.... Must them mumu like every other person... Later them go be first to shout rape, when them dry indirectly tempt people children when sit down their own, or na girls like them them do the video for??

Mean while our mumu leaders dey busy watch how people dey show their Fave sex position for one mumu show like that.. you are a sex starve pervert.


Together we can make Nigeria better


#NYM


God bless Nigeria

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by shamsin6300(m): 9:06am On Jul 29, 2020
You can only insult Islam but you can't stop admiring them for their teaching. To those people above, does xtian promote sexuality?

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by Hypnotise: 9:12am On Jul 29, 2020
So no freedom of twerking your own yansh again? Nawa oo

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by kiddkash(m): 11:14am On Jul 29, 2020
they deserve it.

you want make alfa prick rise?

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by Nobody: 8:23pm On Jul 29, 2020
See, I no get any funny comment to put, can you just like this post for no reason

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by jidamsel43(m): 8:24pm On Jul 29, 2020
Good for her.

I want the same measure for those slay mamas in my neighborhood.

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by QuickStandard: 8:24pm On Jul 29, 2020
grin
Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by shogsman(m): 8:24pm On Jul 29, 2020
This is the only thing I love about Islam

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by Trivas: 8:24pm On Jul 29, 2020
Free pocket money for u check my signature
Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by Monaco2(m): 8:24pm On Jul 29, 2020
Nawa
Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by Primusinterpares(m): 8:25pm On Jul 29, 2020
Reminds me of potifer wife...


She must have dances like this girl to seduce Joseph...

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Re: Egyptian Girls Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment Over Tiktok Dance Videos by Oddsmaster06: 8:25pm On Jul 29, 2020
cool

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