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Egyptian Sexual Harasser Gets 3-Month Prison Term in Test Case

An Egyptian who slapped a woman after she confronted him over his sexual harassment was sentenced in absentia to three months in prison, in a test case for the North African country.

Lyla El-Gueretly, a 30-year-old school teacher, arrived at the Abdeen Court in Cairo early today and was allowed briefly inside before the judge asked her to leave for deliberations.