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Court verdict confirmed against filmmaker for her solidarity with sexual violence survivors

10 Feb 2023


Political trend

The actor of the backlash

On 8 February, a court confirmed the verdict against filmmaker Salma El Tarzi, which ordered her to pay a compensation fine to film director Islam el-Azazi. Salma el-Tarzi had spoken out in defence of six women who had alleged rape, harassment and sexual assault at the hands of el-Azazi.

This backlash is linked to a previous post on the Map:

see WHRD MENA coalition (February 2023); Tweet by Salma el Tarzi (in Arabic, February 2023)