Egypt Releases Woman Arrested for Sexual-Harassment Complaints

CAIRO—A Lebanese woman arrested for complaining about sexual harassment in Egypt was released Thursday after her case drew international criticism of President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi’s security policies.

Mona Mazbouh, 24 years old, spent three months in jail after posting a video on Facebook in May complaining about taxi drivers and men on the street harassing her during a month-long visit to Egypt. She was arrested at Cairo’s airport as she tried to leave the country and was later sentenced to eight years in jail on charges…

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