Female Tiktok influencers sentenced to 10 and 6 years in prison
20 Jun 2021
The actor of the backlash
The form of backlash
Rights at stake and state’s obligations
20 June 2021: TikTok influencers Haneen Hossam and Mowada al-Adham were sentenced to ten and six years in prison respectively, on the charge of human trafficking by Cairo Criminal Court. This is part of a wider trend of using morality and family values to crack down on women’s rights.
See Mada Masr (June 2021) and EuroMed Rights on Twitter (June 2021) .