Results for Tag: Amal Fathy

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In Egypt, the Space for Dissent Has Shrunk to Zero

al-Sisi regime has succeeded in rebuilding the wall of fear separating citizens from the state. The space for dissent in Egypt has shrunk to zero. Many of those arrested were not politically active, or at least not recently, but voiced criticism on social media or had even quit activism altogether.

Outburst of Anger over Sexual Harassment proves Fatal for Amal Fathy

It was a video Fathy posted on Facebook a few days before the arrest that got her in trouble. In the video, she was telling her own story of sexual harassment: how she was harrassed by the security personnel of her bank. She also criticised the Egyptian government for failing to protect women against sexual harassment. She also criticised more generally the crackdown on political opposition in Egypt and the socioeconomic conditions inthe country.