Salma Elshimy jailed for posting ‘inappropriate content’ on Instagram and TikTok

In Egypt, an influencer was sentenced to 2 years in jail for posting “inappropriate content material on social media in change for monetary acquire.”

Monetary and Business Affairs Prosecution officers in Alexandria, Egypt, have ordered the imprisonment of well-known plus-size mannequin and blogger Salma El-Shimi.

In keeping with the company, the younger girl was convicted on allegations of distributing indecent data and exploiting social media platforms, damaging Egyptian society’s values.

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It isn’t the primary time she has been hounded by authorities for her photoshoots, together with a December 2020 incident wherein she was detained throughout an image session in entrance of a UNESCO pyramid dressed as a curvy Cleopatra.

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She was detained for capturing images in entrance of the 4,700-year-old Step Pyramid of Djoser, a UNESCO World Heritage Web site on Cairo’s outskirts. The following day, her photographer was detained.

The {photograph} was branded provocative and insulting, with Supreme Council of Antiquities Secretary-Normal Mostafa Waziri warning that anyone disrespecting historic websites will face severe punishment.

The teenage mannequin, on the opposite hand, claimed she was merely looking for to assist enhance native tourism.

She instructed cops she didn’t conscious it was unlawful, and her photographer mentioned the police have been solely sad as a result of the image included a plus-sized mannequin, including that nobody would have objected if she had been slim.

The younger girl graduated from nursing faculty however opted to pursue a modelling profession on the age of 25. Alongside together with her detention, investigators took her cellular and laptops.

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