Egyptian actress Rania Youssef might be dealing with trial, for carrying a revealing gown which uncovered most of her legs to Cairo Movie Competition.
The Egyptian actress Rania Youssef who sparked an outrage with the revealing gown she wore, might be jailed for as much as 5 years if discovered responsible despite the fact that many stated she ought to be capable of put on what she needed.
Two attorneys Amro Abdelsalam and Samir Sabri, who’re recognized for taking celebrities to courtroom advised AFP that the 44-year-old actress’ look “did not meet societal values, traditions and morals and therefore undermined the reputation of the festival and the reputation of Egyptian women in particular”.
The attorneys accused her committing an obscene act in public, “inciting debauchery and temptation”, and “spreading vice in ways that violate established norms in Egyptian society.” The images of the star, who is thought for her position in quite a lot of well-liked Egyptian TV sequence, left social media customers divided, with some calling her names and different defending her proper to put on what she needs.
Egypt is a largely conservative nation with a Muslim majority. The Arab nation has retained vestiges of secularism regardless of many years of rising non secular conservatism, however Ms Youssef’s case serves as a reminder that Islamic fundamentalism nonetheless pervades society 5 years after an Islamist president was ousted by the army.