TikTok Girl Gets A Year In Jail And Her Photographer Gets Three Years After Egypt Brands Her Dancing Videos Obscene

A busty TikToker has been jailed for a year and her photographer has been given three years after Egyptian authorities said images of her dancing provocatively were obscene.

Nancy Al-Sayed, 16, was jailed by the Child Appeals Court in Giza, on the west bank of the River Nile and her photographer boyfriend identified only as Moaz M. was jailed for three years and fined EGP 100,000 (GBP 4,150).

Nancy published the videos under the name Moka Hijazi and was arrested as part of a crackdown by Egyptian officials on social media and internet content they deem immoral. He was accused of exploiting the girl by forcing her to shoot and publish video clips in revealing clothing with the aim of making money.

Egyptian TikToker Mocha Hijazi, whose photographer was sentenced to three years in prison for forcing her to dance in revealing clothes, dances in a bra. (@mokahegazi/Newsflash)

He also faced charges, together with Nancy, of violating the values ​​and principles of society, violating the sanctity of the private life of the community, and managing and using a private website and account on the Internet in order to facilitate his illegal activities.

The prosecution said the teenager had been urged by pals to create an account on Tik Tok and use it to post videos.

In a statement read to the court she said: “My name is Nancy Ayman Sobhi Al-Sayed, 16 years old, without work, and residing in the first district in October. My father and mother separated 10 years ago, and then I returned to Algeria and lived with my father for 7 years, and after that I returned to Egypt and stayed with my mother for 3 years.”

Egyptian TikToker Mocha Hijazi, whose photographer was sentenced to three years in prison for forcing her to dance in revealing clothes, dances in a bra. (@mokahegazi/Newsflash)

She said she had left her mum about a year ago and went to Sheikh Zayed in Greater Cairo, in Egypt’s Giza Province, where she had student friends, and stayed with them for a while before meeting and moving in with Moaz.

She said she had jokingly filmed him one day, and he had then offered to take videos of her to post on Tik Tok and Instagram.

She added: “I agreed to the offer”.

She added: “I did it because there are many girls on the Internet who make videos and photos, and they are all famous and I know that they make a lot of money . . “

Egyptian TikToker Mocha Hijazi, whose photographer was sentenced to three years in prison for forcing her to dance in revealing clothes, dances in a bra. (@mokahegazi/Newsflash)

Local media did not state whether or not this statement was coerced or given freely.

Egypt has a patchy human rights record and has been criticised for a series of high-profile trials against social media content creators.

Numerous human rights organisations have called on the Egyptian authorities to put an end to persecuting people on social media and content creators, often from the younger generation.

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