Egypt: Women Jailed Over Tiktok Posts to Face Trafficking Charges

The women had expected to be freed, but will now stay in prison pending another trial

CAIRO – Two young Egyptian women whose jail sentences for posting on TikTok were overturned earlier this week will have to stay in prison for another two weeks and face human trafficking charges, a lawyer said on Friday.

Haneen Hossam and Mawada Eladham, who each have more than a million TikTok followers, have spent nine months in jail after being convicted of encouraging women to share footage on the…


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