News

Egyptian TV Presenter Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison on Charges of ‘Outraging Public Decency’

Egyptian TV Presenter Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison on Charges of ‘Outraging Public Decency’

Egyptian TV Presenter Doaa Salah

Egyptian TV presenter Doaa Salah has been sentenced to three years in prison on charges of  ‘outraging public decency’ after discussing ways for women to become single mothers on her ‘With Dody’ show aired on Al-Nahar TV.

A misdemeanor court in Cairo found Salah guilty of inciting debauchery and violating public morals of the Egyptian society. In addition to her imprisonment sentence, she is to pay a fine worth of 10,000 EGP  – $US 566.

Doaa Salah can appeal her three-year sentence.

Salah talked about women’s choices to become single mothers through a marriage agreement only for the purposes of pregnancy, to be followed by marriage annulment.

She referenced the romantic comedy film Bashtery Ragel – or seeking a man – about a woman who wants to get pregnant. In the film, she announces on Facebook that she is ‘seeking a man’ for pregnancy purposes in exchange for marital conditions.

She also referred to the option of sperm banks, available in Western countries unlike Egypt, to collect human sperms from donors to be used by women who need to achieve pregnancy.

Obscure al-Qaida-Linked Militant Group Claims Responsibility for Wahat Attack
New Campaign Seeks to Make Egypt’s Streets More Accessible for the Disabled

Subscribe to our newsletter


News

More in News

Egypt Predicted to Be “A Hot Travel Destination For 2019”: TTC

Egyptian StreetsDecember 13, 2018

Four Dead, 11 Shot Near Strasbourg Christmas Market

Egyptian StreetsDecember 11, 2018

Egypt Restricts the Sale of Yellow Vests Suspecting that Egyptians Might Copy the French

Egyptian StreetsDecember 11, 2018

Egypt Investigates Danish Couple Who Climbed the Pyramids for Nude Photograph

Nour EltiganiDecember 10, 2018

Egyptian Jews Celebrate Hanukkah Holiday With the Public

Egyptian StreetsDecember 7, 2018

Chanel Turns to Egypt for Inspiration of Modern Design

Egyptian StreetsDecember 6, 2018

Egypt Receives a Loan from the World Bank to Help Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

Nour EltiganiDecember 5, 2018

Lawyers Drop Charges Against Rania Youssef’s Dress

Egyptian StreetsDecember 4, 2018
Egyptian Streets is an independent, young, and grass roots news media organization aimed at providing readers with an alternate depiction of events that occur on Egyptian and Middle Eastern streets, and to establish an engaging social platform for readers to discover and discuss the various issues that impact the region.

© 2017 Egyptian Streets. All Rights Reserved.