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How TikTok became Egypt’s latest battleground against women

The arrest of two women in Egypt’s Nasr City last week for their activity on social networking site TikTok comes as no surprise, given they are the latest in a string of a dozen so-called TikTok girls accused of using the platform to violate Egypt’s “family values”, a crime punishable …

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Egypt arrests doctors, silences critics over coronavirus outbreak

A doctor arrested after writing an article about Egypt’s fragile health system. A pharmacist picked up from work after posting online about a shortage of protective gear. An editor taken from his home after questioning official coronavirus figures. A pregnant doctor arrested after a colleague used her phone to report …

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