Global Roundup: Protesting for TikTok Women…

Compiled and written by Sahra Haneen Hossam (left) and Mowada al-Adham. Activists in Montreal, Canada took to the streets on Saturday to protest against the imprisonment of nine Egyptian women for videos they posted on TikTok. The women were arrested in April for “violating family values” after posting videos of themselves dancing and singing on the app. So far five of the nine have been sentenced to two years and a $19,000 fine. The protestors say that the human rights of the women have been violated and that their actions do not warrant these charges.

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