Egypt: a famous belly dancer jailed for inciting debauchery

Égypte: une célèbre danseuse du ventre emprisonnée pour incitation à la débauche

CAIRO – A famous dancer egyptian was sentenced to three years in prison for having published videos sexually suggestive on TikTok.

Sama el-Masry, 42 years old, was arrested in April, was prosecuted for incitement to debauchery, reported Sunday “New York Times”.

The conviction of the artist is subject to a fine of 300,000 egyptian pounds (approximately $250,000).

The egyptian judiciary accuses a dancer of having published videos and photos on social networks qualified as ” sexually suggestive and incite to immorality.

El-Masry has denied the charges, arguing that the offending content has been stolen and shared without their consent, said the journal’s new york.

Mp John Talaat, who has sought a legal action against el-Masry said that there is “a huge difference between freedom and debauchery”.

Sama el-Masry said that she was going to call.

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