A man and a woman are being investigated by Egyptian authorities after a picture of them appearing to have sex on top of the Great Pyramid of Giza went viral. Danish photographer Andreas Hvid shared a picture on his website of himself and a girl seemingly having sex in the missionary position on top of the famous landmark. A video on YouTube also appears to show the pair scaling the pyramid. The footage was initially thought to be fake, however, prosecutors are now investigating the video's authenticity.
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Eight out of 10 Egyptian women have undergone female genital mutilation. In Bani Suwaif, an imam and a priest have joined forces to campaign against the practice. But the bloody tradition is firmly embedded in people's minds. When it was over, the girls had to sit in hot water, then ash was scattered on their wounds. The next day, we were on the street again, playing. At this point, Sabah bursts into laughter -- it's impossible to say whether it's out of sympathy for her past self, because she has repressed these memories, or simply because she is amused by the painfully contorted face of the person sitting across from her. Perhaps her hearty reaction is a sign of extraordinary resilience.
Egypt Investigating Photograph Of Man Having Sex With Woman On Great Pyramid
A court hearing for Ms Fathy has been scheduled for Saturday in front of the Maadi Misdemeanours Court in Cairo - as yet it remains unclear what charges she faces. The Egyptian authorities have been using these charges against critics and journalists in an attempt to silence them. She also criticised the government for deteriorating human rights, socioeconomic conditions and public services.
Hundreds of under-age Egyptian girls enter temporary marriages with rich tourists from the Persian Gulf during the summer in return for money for their families. These unions — dubbed summer marriages — are not legally binding and end when the foreigners return to their own countries. Howeida was 15 years old at the time.