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Egyptian kvinnorättsaktivist released from prison

the court fell in October, after He in an angry Facebook-video complained of sexual harassment not taken seriously by the Egyptian authorities. The day she had become utstirrad of a banker at the same time, fondled himself and made sexual comments, and been told in a taxichaufförs sexist opinions.

She was sentenced to two years suspended imprisonment, among other things, for having ”attempted to overthrow the government”.

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freed, her lawyer Doaa Moustafa confirms to AFP. But He must report to a police station every week and she is in house arrest. She may not leave home except for medical appointments and to go to the police station. She still stands accused of ”membership in a banned group” because of his involvement in the april 6 movement. The loose-knit movement fighting for workers ' rights but were stamped as a terrorist organization.

He has also been sentenced to prison for insulting the staff of the said bank. The punishment is however shot in the future and He has appealed against the judgment.

is not happy that she had been freed, but thinks that she should rentvås completely.

" the Authorities must drop all charges against her, the repeal of previous convictions and a custodial sentence, and make sure that she doesn't get further victimisation on the grounds that she expresses her opinions, said the organization's north Africa director Najia Bounaim in a statement earlier in december after the decision on release was made.

Sexual harassment against women is common in the north african country. A survey by Thomson Reuters did in the last year shows that Cairo is the world's most dangerous city for women. 99.3 percent of Egypt's female citizens say they have been victims of sexual harassment, according to a united nations report from 2013.

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