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Egyptian lawyer says it’s ‘national duty’ to harass girls wearing ripped jeans

CAIRO: An Egyptian lawyer has sparked outrage over inflammatory comments claiming that it’s a national duty of men to harass and rape women who wear ripped jeans. Nabih al-Wahsh, a prominent conservative, made the controversial comments during a TV panel show discussion debating a draft law on prostitution. "Are you happy when you see a girl walking down the street with half of her behind showing?" the lawyer said on Al-Assema earlier this month. He added: “I say that when a girl walks about like that, it is a…