A court in Egypt has ordered the release of the women’s rights activist Amal Fathy, who was detained after criticising the authorities for failing to tackle sexual harassment.
Ms Fathy was charged with “spreading fake news” in May after posting a video in which she recounted her experiences.
She was given a two-year suspended prison sentence in September, but she was not freed because of another case.
On Tuesday, a judge said Ms Fathy should be freed on bail pending trial.
Amnesty International called on the authorities to comply immediately. Read more