Egypt’s al-Sissi apologizes to victim of sexual assault

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The new president of Egypt went to a Cairo hospital to apologize in person to a woman who’d been raped in Tahrir Square, during festivities surrounding his inauguration.
The apology came a day after he ordered a crackdown on sexual harassment, which he described as an “alien phenomenon” in Egypt.
But CCTV’s Yasser Hakim reports that more than 90-percent of Egyptian women have been subjected to some form of harassment.

Egypt\'s al-Sissi apologizes to victim of sexual assault

Egypt\'s al-Sissi apologizes to victim of sexual assault

The new president of Egypt went to a Cairo hospital to apologize in person to a woman who'd been raped in Tahrir Square, during festivities surrounding his inauguration. The apology came a day after he ordered a crackdown on sexual harassment, which he described as an "alien phenomenon" in Egypt. But CCTV's Yasser Hakim reports that more than 90-percent of Egyptian women have been subjected to some form of harassment.