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Sunday, 19 January 2020

Egyptian MP suggests raising harassment fine to EGP 500k

Rep. Maged Toubia has proposed raising the fine for [redacted] harassment to EGP 500k, as well as sentencing perpetrators to prison time, according to Masrawy. Egypt’s penal code currently imposes different fines depending on the type of harassment. Verbal offenders can be fined EGP 3k-5k, while incidents of workplace harassment can result in a fine of up to EGP 50k.

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