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Egyptian actress jailed for two years for speaking out against sexual harassment

JOHANNESBURG, October 2 – Egypt’s crackdown on any form of political dissent or criticism continues with the jailing for two years of actress and activist Amal Fathy for speaking out against sexual harassment in a Facebook video, Amnesty International reported. The North African country has a bad reputation for sexual harassment against women according to […]

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Egypt’s military kills 8 militants in Sinai

Cairo (dpa) – Egypt’s military said on Tuesday eight militants and two soldiers were killed as part of an ongoing operation against insurgents in the restive Sinai Peninsula. Egypt’s Air Force destroyed two vehicles laden with weapons and ammunition which were attempting to cross the country’s western border, military spokesman Tamer al-Refai said in a […]