An Egyptian lawyer who said girls wearing ripped jeans should be raped was arrested and sentenced to three years of imprisonment. He was also fined 20,000 Egyptian pounds for making the remarks after a public outcry. Identified as Nabih al-Wahsh, a prominent conservative, he made the remarks on a TV panel in October during a debate on a draft law on prostitution. He also said that women who wore revealing clothes were ‘inviting men to harass them’ and talked about the importance of protecting morals over borders. “Are you happy when you see a girl walking down the street with half of her behind showing?” he said, BBC quoted. He further added saying that: [when a girl walks about] like that, it is a […]
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