These women were jailed for TikTok 🚫 You can help them
At least six women have already been sentenced to jail for their TikTok videos, and now they are fighting their charges on appeal. Help pressure Egyptian authorities to free these women and revoke their sentences.
Op-ed: Egypt’s rising digital authoritarianism
Al Jazeera: Dangerously vague and overly broad legislation forms part of the wide toolkit for digital authoritarianism that violates internationally-recognised human rights principles in Egypt. They are putting women and members of feminist and LGBTQ communities at a growing risk of persecution.
Egypt grapples with women’s freedoms online as #MeToo re-emerges
Open letter from Mona Seif, Egyptian human rights defender
This is an open letter from me asking for your solidarity and support. It is long, bear with me please. My name is Mona Seif, I am an Egyptian HRD.