To begin with, his name was not "Mike", but Mohammed: he had changed his name in England when he noticed that if he was in a bar, and a mate called out, "Hey Mohammed! You know, I think it's going to be coffee," Mike says earnestly, the sun setting in the desert hills behind him, with the Valley of the Kings just beyond. You know, it's the system in England, asking for coffee, because it's considered vulgar to ask for sex. It is British women who taught me the idea of giving pleasure.
Egyptian women flood Instagram with #MeToo stories as suspect arrested - Reuters
The video, which shows a group of men swarming around a woman, grabbing at her as she screams and struggles to get into a car, surfaced online on Wednesday. Activists said it was recorded in the city of Mansura, north of Cairo, though it was not immediately clear when, except that it was night. It was also not clear who the woman was or what happened to her after she got into the car. At least seven people were arrested in connection with the attack, according to the news site Al Masry Al Youm.
Egyptian women flood Instagram with #MeToo stories as suspect arrested
The Instagram account Assault Police said more than women had given testimonies since it was set up to target the man on July 1, and the public prosecution office said on Monday that the man was under arrest as it carried out investigations. Lawyer Tarek Elawady said the events of the last few days showed that Egypt was starting to take sex crimes seriously and women should have the courage to speak out, even though it was difficult in the patriarchal society. Seeing convictions under this law has gradually encouraged the public to be more sympathetic toward victims, Elawady said.
See comments. Egypt is experiencing a renewed social media movement against sexual abuse that led to many accusations against a single man. Cairo police arrested year-old Ahmed Bassam Zaki at his home 10 days ago.