Hassam Hameed-TDO-09.02.2018- A Russian belly dancer faces charges for wearing revealing dress and performing sensually in a video that went viral. There is still confusion whether she will go on trial or will be deported. Although her lawyer says that she will go on trial on an undisclosed date.
Authorities mentioned that she does not possess right documents which were required to work in Egypt. Her lawyer Mohammed Saleh says otherwise and says she is going to face a trial. There is not much clear information available as of yet, as some sources say that she is been detained at Cairo police station and would be be sent back to Russia on Saturday, whereas other sources say that she has been released already on Thursday.
There has been a crack down on artists in recent years. Some girls are facing years of sentence for appearing in videos which were presumed to be vulgar.