Egyptian actress were threatened with jail for being too transparent dress
Egyptian actress Rania Youssef was accused of indecent behavior after she appeared on the International film festival in Cairo in transparent dress. The actress faces up to five years in prison, reports The Telegraph.
The trial of Youssef is scheduled for January 12.
She is charged with “propaganda of immorality and temptation,” and “distribution of depravity that violates the established Egyptian social norms”.
44-year-old Yussef came to the film festival in a black bikini and transparent dress.
#Egyptian actress Rania Youssef will stand trial in January for “inciting immorality” because of this dress. I can think of a million more things more “immoral” in #Egypt.
e.g: When will Sisi & his officers stand trial for the massacre of a 1000 in 2013? pic.twitter.com/ICW27SIZsX
— Mona Eltahawy (@monaeltahawy) January 1, 2018
The actress made a public apology for his appearance, writes Daily Mail. She explained that she listened to “expert on fashion”, adding that he did not want to offend anyone.
In December 2017 the Egyptian pop singer Shim was jailed for two years for “inciting debauchery” in the video for the song I Have Issues (“I Have problems”). In the video the girl appears the image of the teacher in the classroom, eating a banana and licking an Apple.
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