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Egypt: Sexual Harassment Victim Stabbed to Death

I received an invitation to join a group named “Dr. Shaimaa Fouad … May you rest in Peace.” I did not know her and I wondered why anyone would invite me to such a group. Little did I know! Dr. Shaimaa Fouad died defending herself.

Desert Cat wrote (AR):

The 30 year old Shaimaa was an assistant professor at the faculty of dentistry – Ain Shams University. The doorman's 18 year old son watched her apartment and once her parents and sister left he knocked on her door to tell her that her car is parked in a no parking area. She gave him her keychain that included her car keys and the keys to the apartment. He took the car for a quick drive then found his way into the apartment using the keys he had. He grabbed a knife from the kitchen and headed to her bedroom where she was sleeping. He tried to rape her but she resisted and pushed him away. He stabbed her 16 (other reports say 17) times until she died.

Desert Cat is angry at how the society deals with such cases saying:

Dr. Shaimaa deserves mercy and may her soul rest in peace but those psychopaths who roam our society finding excuses for criminals and harassers are pathetic. They will claim that she used to seduce him with revealing clothes or that she opened the door when she was not properly dressed. We have heard of such point of views many a time but let me ask you “idiots” how did he see her revealing clothes when he was the one stalking her and watching her apartment? Where did he see her clothes when she was inside her bedroom? Do those people even think before justifying such ungodly crimes? Did they ever imagine going home one day to find their wife or sister or daughter the next victim? To those who blame the woman for anything evil that befalls her just because she is a female, I would ask you to shut up and I would pray that you experience such a horrific incident first hand and let's see what you will say then.

18 comments

  • aya

    god bless ur soul shimaa.rest in peace isa
    what she did to deserve all of this????!!

  • Scarry business…:(

  • Mercy Marwa Published my Article

    regards
    desert cat

  • I WONDER REALY FORM THE PEOPLE THAT MAXIMZE ANY THING IN THEIR COUNTRY EVERY COUNTRY HAVE ITS PROBLEMS THE POVITIVE THINKING I THINK THAT HOW WE SOLVE THESE PROBLEMS ONE OF THIS SOLUTIONS THE EDUCATIONS AND KEEPING US CLOSE TO OUT RELGIONS ALSO VIA IMOROVE THE WAY THAT WOMEN DEAL WITH THIS PROBLEMS NO ONE DENY THAT IN THE RECENT DAYS THE SHAPE OF THE DRESSES OF WOMEN NOT SUITBLE FOR STREETS OR IN THE ZOO EVEN
    SO TOGHTHER WE CAN SOLVE THIS PROBLEM MAN AND WOMEN NO ONE BELAME EACH OTHER

    SO THE WOMAN THAT CALLED DESERT CAT HAS THE AFFINTY TO DESTROY THE LINK BETWEEN MAN AND WOMAN SHE IS LOOKING FOR ANY STANGE THINGS AND PUBLISH IT
    FOR HER DESIRE ONLY FOR DESTROY

  • I would like to thank both author and translator of the article.Desertcat belongs to the vanguard of the enlightned bloggers on the net.She is sincere,to-the-point and well-read.She is faced with an up-hill-climbing task ,which see set for herself.We wish her all the best.

  • هذه السيدة التى تدعى قطة الصحراء
    اسمها الرسمى فى جمهورية مصر العربية ام جهل نظرا لما تتمتع به من قدرة فائقة على التشكيك فى المعتقدات الدينية وهدم كل مايسمو بالاءخلاق فلا تجدوا لها الا احاديث تتحدث فيها عن ماهو غريب فتارة تشتم العالم الجليل زغلول النجار وهى الجاهلة بكل علوم الدين وتارة ترمى من يستر عورته وتقول قطعة قماش لا تحمى ولم تسئل نفسها لماذا لا تظهر لنا عارية فهى ايضا قطعة قماش
    وتميل هذه الجاهلة ايضا فى خلط جزء من الحق مع الكثير من الباطل حتى تسبب وشوشة على العقول ويتبعها مجموعة من العقول المريضة التى لها هوى
    ومن فرط تخلفها وجهلها وتشدقها بما ليس فيها وضعت التعليقات فى مدونتها تحت اشرافها تخرج من يمدح فيها والعكس لا
    بحجة انها تكتب فى مدونتها
    ونسيت انها ليست على سرير منزلها تكتب كما تشاء عليها

    دعونا نطرد اصحاب الفكر المسموم من بينا
    ومن امثالهم ام جهل قطة الخرابات

  • It is almost impossible to believe this sort of thing can and does still happen in 2008 . What a bunch of egotistical men ruling our lives and their ignorant women that believe ever thing they say . Allah have mercy on us .Some times I lose all hope after reading such a article as this one ans wonder what sort of world my grand daughters are being born into .

  • Renée F. Nicolas

    Je voudrais montrer mon admiration pour votre article que j’ai lu sur le “Global Voices”
    Il me semble que dans les communautés arabes, vous vivez encore dans une époque où nous vivions, il y a 300 ans

  • Noha

    very good article nano
    thanks marwa

  • Diants

    Desert cat Of the greatest human being is reflected in the way and the problems of society and concern serious negative phenomena in the life
    I’m always my articles are really distinct human being

    thanks M.s Marwa

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